THESE TRUSTWORTHY CONTACTS CAN GIVE YOU THE HELP YOU NEED IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS BEING SEXUALLY EXPLOITED OR ABUSED.
Youth against Violence Line
The Youth against Violence Line is a 24-hour, province-wide help-line that offers young people one-on-one support and information to help them deal with issues of youth violence or crime.
Helpline for Children in BC
(day or night; no area code needed)
Kids Help Phone
Kids Help Phone is a toll-free, national, bilingual phone and web counselling, referral and information service for children and youth. Kids Help Phone provides immediate, anonymous and confidential support, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Children of the Street Society
Children of the Street Society is dedicated to preventing the sexual exploitation of children and youth in B.C. through education strategies, public awareness initiatives and direct family support.
PLEA Community Services Society of BC – ONYX Program
The PLEA ONYX Program provides voluntary support services to male, female and transgender youth that are 18 years of age and under, and have been identified as being sexually exploited. Referrals can be from anyone – youth, parents, service providers, etc.
(collect calls accepted)
VictimLINK is a province-wide telephone help-line for victims of any crime. Calls are taken by victim service workers, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Service is available in over 100 languages.
it is a website designed to help children and teens find helpful information about safe and responsible Internet usage.
it is operated by the Youth Engagement Section of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and is part of the National Youth Services branch of the RCMP’s Crime Prevention Services.