If you, or someone close to you has been the victim of unacceptable behaviour, please use the resources below.
If you think anyone has been harmed, regardless of age, please report to the Police or RCMP. If you think a child or youth under 19 years of age is being abused or neglected, you have the legal duty to report your concern to a child welfare worker.
BC Provincial Government VictimLinkBC is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone service available across B.C. and the 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, including victims of human trafficking exploited for labour or sexual services.
The Crisis Centre has been providing emotional support to youth, adults and seniors in distress since 1969. As a safe place to turn when there seems to be no hope, the Crisis Centre is operated by 425+ frontline volunteers and a small team of professional staff who support and empower individuals to see their own strengths and options, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Website: https://crisiscentre.bc.ca/ (the site includes various phone and chat services)
The National Safe Sport Hotline is designed to ensure that Canadian sport participants of all levels compete in a safe and welcoming environment. Please visit the link below for more details regarding the advice, guidance and resources they can provide on how to proceed/intervene appropriately in the circumstance you are faced with.
To help people assess behaviors they have experienced, we are pleased to share the Via Sport developed Player Safe BC Flag Tool for Sport, linked here.
Cybertip.ca is Canada’s tipline to report the online sexual exploitation of children.
Canada Soccer has an established independent whistleblower hotline, operated by a third party, which provides a secure location to lodge complaints or share information anonymously.
BC Soccer – Players, team officials, game officials and clubs, districts and leagues (and their appointees, volunteers and staff) have a duty and responsibility to conduct themselves appropriately while respecting the FIFA Laws of the Game, BC Soccer rules, regulations and policies and the rules of the clubs, districts and leagues. BC Soccer Rule 9 – Judicial Matters provides BC Soccer broad responsibility to ensure the proper conduct of all individuals involved in sanctioned soccer. Judicial Code & Policies of BC Soccer (Item 1.10 commencing on page 14 outlines the complaints procedure which may be submitted to the e-mail address on the Complaint Form). Submitting a complaint: If you have a complaint that you feel meets the requirements with the Judicial Code & Polices of BC Soccer, please submit your completed Complaint Form with supporting information to the attention of the Judicial Chair, per 1.10 on page 14, to the email address on the Complaint Form.