Bella Coola Community Support Society (Women's Outreach Worker)

Telephone: 
(250) 799-5916
Other Telephone: 
(250) 799-5588
Email: 

info [at] bccss [dot] net

Advocacy Description: 

Advocacy and support for women and girls who have been victims of violence or who are at risk of violence.

An outreach worker can help in many ways including:
•Help in connecting with other services and programs.
•Support and advocacy with family law, legal aid, and child protection problems.
•Information and support regarding income and employment assistance.
•Help in finding health services, housing, job training and child care.
•Act as an escort to medical and other appointments.
•Work with a woman to help her develop a safety plan.

The Outreach Worker travels to Anahim Lake once per month (weather allowing) to offer services. She also provides telephone support to Anahim Lake clients in between visits.

Location

Bella Coola, BC
Canada