Chinese Community Response to Family Violence (CCRFV) provides support to family violence victims of the Chinese community and their family to regain safety and re-establish life.
- To provide services and support to individuals/family members who experience multiple barriers; we provide emotional support and interpretation, assist victims meet with their lawyer, police and attend court, meet identified needs, such as housing, financial, etc.
- To promote awareness and raise knowledge of family violence and available resources to empower victims to end the violence they experience whereas bystander may support their friend to get help
- To promote cultural considerations/competency to mainstream service providers when working with diverse ethno cultural individuals/ families impacted by family violence
This is a program for those in the Chinese community of all ages and their families impacted by domestic violence.
Call for intake and assessment. Self referrals are accepted.
Hour of operation:
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tel: (403)261-7956
After office hour/holidays: Domestic Violence Help Line (403)-234-7233
(English) Emergency: 9-1-1
Funder: Alberta Justice and Solicitor General
Partners: Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens’ Association
Calgary Chinese Community Service Association
Calgary CCM Centre
George Chiu, Registered Psychologist
Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter
Sing Tao Daily