- The Cridge Transition House for Women
- Volunteer ProgramInterested in volunteering at Cridge Transition House for Women? Volunteers are important at Cridge Transition House for Women. We count on our volunteers to help with all the things that need to be done to support the women and children in the house. Volunteers do things like: drive women to appointments, help prepare dinner, pick up and organize donations, fill the house with delicious baking smells, take care of children, fuel up the house vehicles, pick up groceries, keep brochures organized, replenish supplies in the linen closet, water the garden, and too many more things than we can list! We couldn’t do what we do without our fabulous volunteers. If you would like to learn more about volunteering at CridgeTransition House for Women, call Anita at 250-479-3963.
- Intimate Partner Violence Information & ResourcesDomestic Violence BC Helpline: 1 800 563 0808Domestic Violence BC Website:http://www.domesticviolencebc.ca/ Resources In times of change and transition, women and children can greatly benefit from access to resources in their community. Some of the agencies that we frequently refer our clients to are: BC Families in Transition provides support to families who have experienced divorce, separation and family re-organization. B.C./ Yukon Society of Transition Houses provides information about transition houses located throughout British Columbia and the Yukon. The Ending Violence Association of BC (EVA BC) offers materials to support women seeking safety and their service providers. The Government of British Columbia’s Stopping the Violence website offers resources and contact information about the counselling and support services available to women in B.C. Information Justice Denied- a powerful poem by a former resident of The Cridge Transition House for Women
Areas of Service
Select from the links below to visit our various programs
Leaving an abusive or violent individual?
The Cridge Transition House is a safe place for women with or without children escaping violence or abuse in their homes. Abuse can be emotional, psychological or physical.
The number to call is 250 479-3963 any time of day or night.
We’re here to help. We can provide:
- Safe emergency shelter
- Supportive counselling
- Connections to community supports
- Support meeting the needs of children
- An opportunity to support and be supported by other women in the same situation.
- If you are not sure if you are ready to leave but want to know more about the help that is available, call our outreach worker at (250) 479-3963.
Up to 80% of women who have been in a violent relationship have received at least one brain injury from their partner. For more information: https://cridge.org/ipv-bi/
You and your child deserve to be safe.
NOTE: The Cridge Transition House for Women was formerly called “Hill House.” The same phone number applies – (250) 479-3963
Funded by the provincial government and private donations.
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The Cridge Centre for the Family
1307 Hillside Avenue,
Victoria, B.C. Canada V8T 0A2