Ending Violence Blog

Via our award winning blog Battered Women’s Support Services provides education and advocacy as we work towards the elimination of violence.

Tickets On Sale Now!

Tickets On Sale Now!

40 Years Later...In 1979, five women started Battered Women’s Support Services with the goal of ending violence against women.  Forty years later and the journey continues.  Join us at The Orpheum Theatre on November 25, 2019, the International Day for the Elimination...

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Our counselling team is growing -because of your generosity!

Our counselling team is growing -because of your generosity!

Battered Women's Support Services counselling team is growing as a result of YOUR generosity! Because of our donors, our counselling program is expanding. We're currently recruiting four new counsellors. BWSS is a feminist ending violence organization with an...

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Advocacy and Accountability: The Effort for Justice  

Advocacy and Accountability: The Effort for Justice  

Sagmoen Back in Court on MondayBattered Women’s Support Services (BWSS) will be on-site in Vernon, BC Monday, September 9th, 2019 at 8:30 am for the latest trial of serial attacker of women, Curtis Sagmoen. In his latest trial, Sagmoen stands accused of eight offenses...

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Massy Books: Connecting Community

Massy Books: Connecting Community

Five years ago Patricia came on as a volunteer at My Sister’s Closet, social enterprise of BWSS. Patricia is Cree and a member of the As'in'i'wa'chi Ni'yaw Nation. After 17 years of working at various bookstores and non-profits, she was inspired to open her own used...

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The Problem with Fast Fashion

The Problem with Fast Fashion

The Problem with Fast Fashion In the last two decades something has changed in the fashion industry. Clothes have become cheaper, trend cycles have sped up and shopping has become a monthly if not weekly event for many of us. Fast Fashion, large global chains dominate...

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Thrive

Thrive

BWSS is proud to offer our Thrive program, a program carefully designed to support the diverse needs of women with lived experience in sex economies in setting and achieving their goals.  We understand that women’s experiences in the industries differ widely from one...

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Black Out!

Black Out!

Black Out! is a monthly meet-upBlack Out! is an evening out for Black Women with Black ExperiencesBlack Out! is time in a safe space where you are the norm and not the otherBlack Out! Is an opportunity for affirmation and authenticityLet’s come together to celebrate...

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