Thanks to the generosity of our donors, Battered Women’s Support Services is making a world of difference
BWSS commits our resources to delivering support services to women survivors of violence, prevention initiatives and social change. Through education, direct services and advocacy, Battered Women’s Support Services is truly making a difference one woman at a time. And with over 9,500 direct service requests every year, that difference will last for years. Help Battered Women’s Support Services achieve our goals to become the finest ending violence organization. click to GIVE NOW!
What people are saying about Battered Women’s Support Services:
“I witnessed my father beating my mother, now as a new father, I am responsible and violence will not be my legacy, thank you Battered Women’s Support Services for helping my mom”
Michael, August 2011
“I am strong and resilient, Battered Women’s Support Services legal advocacy taught me that”
Caroline, May 2011
“it is incumbent to me to express gratitude for what I have been given by offering the same to others”
Marianne, January 2011
“Your crisis line saved my life.”
KT, July 2010
“I am healing, I feel empowered, I am changing my life.”
KH, June 2010
“Recently, I spoke to your new campaign “The Violence Stops Here”. I truly believe that men need to step up and advocate, and I am so pleased that the Battered Women’s Support Services is taking this issue into the 21st Century and recognizing that this issue is something that Women and Men need to work together to fix. That it is a men’s issue, and we are allies in this…Thank you.”
SK April 2010
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Tributes and Memorials
A gift to Battered Women’s Support Services is a wonderful way to honor a loved one on a special occasion or to memorialize a loved one as a celebration of their life. A letter notifying the honored or the family of the deceased will be sent immediately upon receipt of your tribute gift. The amount of the gift will not be disclosed. To make a tribute gift, please include: The name of the person being honored or memorialized. The contact information for the person you would like notification sent to.
If you would like your gift to be made to a particular fund, please include the fund name.
Battered Women’s Support Services
PO Box 21503 1424 Commercial Dr. Vancouver, BC Canada V5L 5G2
If you are interested in creating a new fund in honor/memory of a loved one or you would like to designate Battered Women’s Support Services as a destination for memorial gifts in an obituary and you need additional information, please contact Heidi Baghaian at (604) 687-1868 Ext 308. Tribute envelopes are available for memorials/wakes/funerals at your request.
Here’s How We Delivered On Our Commitment
Court and Police accompaniment, victim impact statements, legal advocacy and crisis intervention 4,200 women
Legal Workshops & Pro-bono Legal Information 500 women
42 support groups- Over 420 Sessions – 1,520 women
3,550 one to one counselling sessions
Violence Prevention and Intervention Training Program – 42 women attended
Crisis calls 9,500
Job search skills 105 women
Outreach and Training Workshops 500
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Battered Women’s Support Services respects the privacy of all donors by safeguarding personal information and ensuring that donor privacy is protected. Donor information is maintained in a secured database and only authorized personnel have access to this information for our organization’s purposes. BWSS does not rent, sell, give away or trade its donor lists or any information contained on these lists. Donor information is used by BWSS for charitable purposes and will not be used by any entity outside of the organization. Donors can choose to opt-out of receiving future information or services by contacting BWSS by email or phone.