There are two main categories of membership:
Full and Associate
Full membership is available to the following provincially funded programs:
Community-Based Victim Services Programs
Stopping The Violence Counselling Programs
Stopping the Violence / Multicultural Outreach Programs
Sexual Assault / Woman Assault Centres
Associate membership is available to individuals or agencies that do not qualify for full membership.
Other similar programs, or programs that are part of the integrated services of a member program, may also be eligible for membership. Please contact EVA BC if you are unsure about your agency’s eligibility.
Full Membership Benefits
Four newsletters per year (two print editions and two e-news) that provide information on current and emerging issues relevant to programs in the field.
Information emailed directly to you that often contains critical, time sensitive information about funding, provincial policy changes, surveys to gather important program input, and more.
Subscription option to program based listservs that provides a forum for exchange of information.
Resources such as issue-based discussion papers and other tools that provide programs with critical information and guidelines for anti-violence work.
Reduced tuition fees for EVA BC’s Annual Training Forum.
Eligibility for travel subsidy for EVA BC training events.
Eligibility to sit on EVA BC’s Board of Directors, a critical leadership group of program representatives that direct EVA BC’s work throughout the year.
Use of EVA BC’s toll-free line to call for support and information.