Crime Prevention Directory

This section provides a Crime Prevention Directory listings available in British Columbia and beyond. If you would like to submit your organization to be included on this list please email your organization name, brief description, phone number and web address to info@bccpa.org


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Better Business Bureau (BBB)
Contact the Better Business Bureau in order to check the status of companies and/or organizations you are considering dealing with.
Phone:  604-682-2711
Web. http://mbc.bbb.org/

Blockwatch Society of British Columbia
An organization designed to set up ‘watch programs’ within your neighbourhood.
Phone: 1-888-602-3358
Web: http://www.blockwatch.com

BC Centre for Elder Advocacy Support
BC CEAS is a coalition against the abuse and discrimination of seniors.
Phone: 604-437-1940
Web: http://www.bcceas.ca

British Columbia Securities Commission
The BCSC offers useful information to enable investors to make sound investment decisions and advice if a financial advisor and/or investment company is in good standing.  Check the InvestRight website for information and research tools to help you make the right investment decision.
Phone:  604-899-6854  / Toll-Free (BC & Alberta ) 1-800-373-6393
Web:  http://www.bcsc.bc.ca
http://www.investright.org

Canadian Anti Fraud Centre
The CAFC has established itself as Canada’s central fraud data repository. It has become a trusted source for fraud data and for educational and prevention resource materials. The CAFC plays a crucial role in educating the public about specific mass marketing fraud pitches and in collecting and disseminating victim evidence, statistics and documentation.
Phone: Toll Free: 1-888-495-8501
Web: http://www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca/

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Helps seniors gain access to safe, affordable housing and offers advice on mortgage insurance and rates.
Phone: 604-731-5733
Web:  http://www.cmhc.ca

Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of British Columbia
A free and confidential 24-hour distress line providing immediate, non-judgemental support and community resources.  Offers training workshops, seminars and volunteer training around the topics of stress management and suicide prevention to community programs and community partners.
Phone:  604-872-3311 / Toll-Free  1-800-SUICIDE
Web:  http://www.crisiscentre.bc.ca


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Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD Canada)
A charitable, grassroots organization that is committed to stopping impaired driving and supporting the victims of this violent crime.
Phone: 905-829-8805  or Toll Free: 1-800-665-6233
Web:
http://www.madd.ca/madd2/

Ministry of Justice
Web: http://www.gov.bc.ca/justice/


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Police Victim Services of British Columbia (PVSBC)
A non-profit association dedicated to serving the needs of police victim services programs. As the largest police victim services association in Canada, PVSBC provides leadership, support, advocacy and training to professionals working in the field of victim services
Phone: 604-501-2502  /
Toll-Free: 1-877-869-0720
Web http://www.policevictimservices.bc.ca/

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Web: http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/index-eng.htm

RCMP Detachment Listings
http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/detach/index-eng.htm


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Surrey Crime Prevention Association
Surrey Crime Prevention Society provides a variety of programs that support the goals and objectives of their community partners in enhancing community safety in the City of Surrey.   The Society provides a range of services for both residents and businesses.
Phone: 604 502-8555
Web: http://www.preventcrime.ca/index.htm


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VictimLink BC
VictimLink BC is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone service available across BC and Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence.
Phone: 1-800-563-0808 (BC and Yukon)
Web: http://www.victimlinkbc.ca/

WorkSafe BC
Phone: 604 231-8888 /
Toll-free
1 888 967-5377
Web: http://www.worksafebc.com/


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