Be the Hero of Your Own Story

To mark National Victims of Crime Awareness Week, we are sharing words of courage and giving #HeroesofResilience a platform to share their stories of resilience and healing.

If you fear for your immediate safety please call 9-1-1 immediately.


If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, help is available. It’s never too late.

Call 9-1-1 if you fear for your immediate safety, need police, or an ambulance!

SMART/Surrey Women’s Centre

smart is available 24-hours a day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year to help if you access confidential medical care and other services after a sexual assault.

Surrey Women’s Centre provides a range of confidential services to help women and men understand their options and heal from violence. Services include a 24-hour crisis line and smart.


provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence.

Kids Help Phone

counsellors are available for support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All calls are confidential, anonymous and free.

For more information about services available in BC including shelters and transition homes, please call 211.

If you live outside of British Columbia please call your local women’s centre or rape crisis centre.