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BC Victims of Homicide Resource Guide - 2018 - Includes resources related to homicide and traumatic loss throughout Canada.

A Grief Like No Other: Surviving the Violent Death of Someone You Love, by Kathleen O’Hara

Confronting the Horror: The Aftermath of Violence, by Wilma Derksen

Have You Seen Candace?, by Wilma Derksen

Healing Your Traumatized Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Someone You Love Dies a Sudden, Violent Death, by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.

Helping a Homicide Survivor Heal (brochure) - available through the BC Bereavement Helpline. Please click here.

Homicide: The Hidden Victims: A Resource for Professionals, by Deborah Spungen

Violent Death: Resilience and Intervention Beyond the Crisis, by Edward Rynearson

When a Child Has Been Murdered: Ways You Can Help the Grieving Parents, by Bonnie Hunt Conrad

Wolves Among Sheep, by James Kostelniuk

Online Assistance for Victims of Violent Crime


Navigating the Canadian Criminal Justice System: A Guide for Victims

Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime – Government of Canada

Police Victim Services of British Columbia

Policy Centre for Victims Issues – Department of Justice Canada

Your Rights - Information for Crime Victims

VictimsInfo.ca - an online resource for victims and witnesses of crime in BC

Victims of Crime: Staying Informed – Public Safety Canada


Victims Impact Statements

Please click here to learn more about the BC Victims of Homicide's Homicide Grief Support Group.