Support for Victims of Racism/Those fighting Racism

Richmond Community Protocol – Fighting Racism in Richmond

Are you a community member that has been the victim of a racist Incident and are you looking for help and support?

Are you a Richmond-based organization, business, or community group, looking for support in tackling racism?

Richmond Community Protocol is designed to help organizations, community members and all relevant stakeholders react promptly and effectively whenever critical incidents of racism, hate crime or related incidents occur.

If you have any questions or need any help using the Richmond Community Protocol – please call or email Alan Hill, RMCS Inclusion Coordinator at alan@rmcs.bc.ca or call at 604-279-7160.

You have the right to live in a society free from racism and hate. If you are a victim of a hate-based crime or incident and would like support, connect with the resources below:

BC 211 Web and Phone Support
BC211 offers multilingual operator assistance and a website listing of services available across B.C.

Victim Link BC
VictimLinkBC is a toll-free, multilingual phone service available 24 hours a day in B.C. VictimLinkBC provides service in more than 150 languages, including many North American Aboriginal languages. Victim service workers can provide information, crisis support, and service referrals to victims of crime.

Directory of IBPOC therapists
BC-based Healing in Colour provides a list of therapists with lived experiences and resources for healing and learning for the IBPOC community.

SNIWWOC Mental Health Services
The Support Network for Indigenous Women and Women of Colour (SNIWWOC) offers free therapy to low-income racialized women. To qualify, fill out the Therapy Request form.

Access Pro Bono
Access Pro Bono is an independent organization composed of volunteer legal service providers across BC. Connect with them through their online form or helpline.

Legal Aid BC
Legal Aid BC, a non-profit organization created by the Legal Services Society, provides legal advice and representation services to people of low income. Get in touch through their call centre or email.