This snapshot offers some insight into the realities of Women’s Transition Housing and Supports Programs (referred to as Transition Housing Programs throughout this report) in BC.
This report fills the research and policy gap and highlights the work of second stage shelters for survivors of violence in Canada.
The Getting Home Project: Overcoming Barriers to Housing after Violence is a three-year, community based project, focusing on reducing barriers to safe, secure and affordable housing for women and their children experiencing violence in BC.
WSC organized a Community of Practice on Supporting Trans Women in VAW Shelters in response to recent legal changes and shifts within the sector.
This BC Society of Transition Houses brief focuses on provincial and select federal policy barriers, practices, and recommendations/solutions to reduce or eliminate the obstacles that exist for IRW leaving violence to obtain safe and secure housing.