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On July 22, 2009, the Legal Services Society (LSS) announced additional funding cuts to Legal Aid that effectively discontinue extended services for clients receiving referrals. This means that a woman who is leaving an abusive relationship and has exhausted the Legal Aid hours she was granted will automatically be denied any request for further service.
This Information Bulletin offers strategies for helping women in this situation.
Report from EVA BC teleconferences with STV Outreach programs across BC in 2009.
Report from EVA BC teleconferences with STV Counselling programs across BC in 2009.
A briefing note that explains why violence against women services are vital social services that must be maintained during economic downturns.
We know there is a moral imperative to provide supportive services for women who have experienced violence. There is, however, also an important economic imperative, which is outlined in the document below.
Official responses from the BC Green Party, the BC Liberals and the BC NDP to the questions in our 2009 BC Election Package.
A resource to help programs keep the issue of violence against women and children front and centre among candidates during the 2009 provincial election campaign.