Anti-Asian Prejudice/Racism/Hate Crimes Resource List
In light of the alarming rise in anti-Asian hate crimes/incidents in British Columbia and across Canada, the FACL BC Advocacy Committee has put together this resource guide for those who have been victimized or impacted by these unfortunate incidents:
BC Government Anti-Racism FAQs
Report a hate crime
Hate Crimes - VictimsInfo.ca - An Online Resource for Victims & Witnesses of Crime in BC
VictimLinkBC is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone service available across BC 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It provides information and referral services to all victims of crime.
Contact: 1-800-563-0808 (toll-free) or VictimLinkBC@bc211.ca
Crime Victim Assistance Program
The Crime Victim Assistance Program assists victims, immediate family members, and some witnesses in coping with the effects of violent crime.
Contact: 1-866-660-3888 (toll-free) or firstname.lastname@example.org
BC Hate Crimes
Contact the BC Hate Crimes Team for non-emergency questions about hate crimes, resources, training or education.
Contact: 1-855-462-5733 (toll-free) or BC_Hate_Crime_Team@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
BC Human Rights Tribunal
Contact the BC Human Rights Tribunal to file a complaint or if you have questions about whether you can file a complaint.
Contact: 1-888-440-8844 (toll-free) or BCHumanRightsTribunal@gov.bc.ca
BC Human Rights Clinic
The BC Human Rights Clinic provides free legal assistance and representation to individuals who have filed complaints with the BC Human Rights Tribunal. To apply for free legal representation from the Clinic, complete and return this application form: https://bchrc.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1.-Clinic-Application-for-Legal-Services-Apr-2020.pdf
Contact: 1-855-685-6222 (toll free) or email@example.com
Resilience BC Anti-Racism Network
The Resilience BC Anti-Racism Network will offer a multi-faceted, province-wide approach with greater focus and leadership in identifying and challenging racism. The program will connect communities with information, support, and training they need to respond to and prevent future incidents of racism and hate.
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