Women’s Counselling (Stopping the Violence)

This Women’s Counselling program provides counselling for women ages 19+, in Fort St John and area who have experienced sexual assault, any form of violence or abuse in a relationship, child abuse, and/or childhood violence.  
Where no other suitable services are available, women under the age of 19 who are leading an adult life style may also access the program. Services include individual and group counselling, support groups, and referrals to other services.

PROGRAM FOCUS

What is Relationship Abuse? The easiest forms of abuse for us to recognize are physical and sexual abuse; however, women can be abused in other ways that can be just as frightening and damaging to their sense of self.

Some examples of other abusive behaviours are:

  • Using threats and intimidation; making or carrying out threats to do something to hurt you; making you afraid by using looks, actions, gestures, smashing things, abusing pets, displaying weapons.
  • Using emotional abuse: putting you down; making you feel bad about yourself; humiliating you.
  • Using isolation: controlling what you do, who you see and talk to, what you read, where you go; using jealousy to justify actions.
  • Minimizing, denying, and blaming: saying you are responsible for the abuse; making light of the abuse and not taking your concerns about it seriously.
  • Using the children: saying he will take the children if you leave.
  • Using male privilege: treating you like a servant; acting like the “master of the castle”.
  • Using economic abuse: preventing you from getting or keeping a job; making you ask for money; taking your pay cheques; withholding money from you so that you have no food or cannot get necessary medical treatment.

If you have been a victim of abuse, you may be feeling:

  • Isolated; separated from family and friends.
  • Shame; unable to talk with others about what is happening in your life or home.
  • Depressed; unable to sleep, eat, or function as you normally would.
  • Helpless; the situation is out of control.
  • Fearful for yourself or your children.
  • As though what is happening is your fault.

NO ONE DESERVES TO BE ABUSED! There is help!

Call 250-785-6021 Ext 243 or email: WC@communitybridge.ca

This Program is funded by Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General



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Join us at the Totem Mall from 10:00am - 4:00pm for cake and beverages as we celebrate women's achievements and raise awareness about women's equality!
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Community Bridge is hosting a fundraiser, all proceeds will go towards our children and family programs!

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Email: info@communitybridge.ca

Fort St. John

Hours of Service

Monday to Thursday: 9:00am–5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am–4:30pm

Ph: 250-785-6021
Fx: 250-785-4659
10142 101 Avenue, Fort St. John, BC V1J 2B3

Please Note: Practicum placements at Community Bridge are full until January 2023. We thank you for your interest.

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