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SARA for Women

SARA FOR WOMEN: SUPPORT, ACCEPTANCE, RESOURCES, ACTION

(Formerly Women's Resource Society Fraser Valley)

Our Mission: We are a feminist non-profit society providing safe refuge and community-based resources for women in Mission and Abbotsford. We promote and support women’s efforts to achieve domestic, political, and social equality.

Programs and services include:

Transition Houses
The Warm Zone
Residential Programs
Stopping the Violence Counselling
Women's Support Groups
Women exiting abuse violence and exploitation (WEAVE)
The Program for Children and Youth Experiencing Violence (PEACE)
Outreach Services including: Legal Booth, Baby's Best Chance Pregnancy Outreach, Groups for Moms

For more information, please visit http://saraforwomen.ca/


Abuse Counselling and Support Services

(604) 859-7681 ext. 766 or 209

Offers free support and group therapy to victims of sexual abuse or sexual assault. Individual counsellors and support groups.

Ages: All Ages
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Email: kathleenstewardson@abbotsfordcommunityservices.com
Website: www.abbotsfordcommunityservices.com


Child and Youth Mental Health

(604) 870-5880

Child and Youth Mental Health provides a range of treatment options for children, youth (0-18 yrs) and their families. Programs are designed to support children and youth who are experiencing significant difficulties related to their thoughts, feelings and behaviours. To learn more about CYMH services, please attend the walk-in intake screening clinic on Tuesdays from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. No appointment necessary.

Ages: 18 years and younger
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm


Fraser Valley Regional Crisis Line

(604) 951-8855 / (877) 820-7444

If you are experiencing emotional distress, the Fraser Valley Regional Crisis Line will provide you with counselling by a well-trained volunteer.

Ages: All Ages
Hours: 24 hrs


Rape Relief Line and Women’s Shelter (Vancouver)

1 (604) 872-8212

Offers free and confidential support, information, advocacy and referral services to women and children who have experienced sexual or physical violence.

Ages: All Ages
Hours: 24 hrs
Website: www.rapereliefshelter.bc.ca


Sex Sense Line

(800) 739-7367

A toll-free, confidential, non-judgmental telephone service, which provides information and referral on reproductive health and / or sexuality concerns.

Ages: All Ages
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Website: www.wontgetweird.com / www.optionsforsexualhealth.org