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Mar 20, 2023

Seeking a Peace Bond: A guide

Guides, News

By: Rise

THIS RESOURCE IS FOR ANYONE IN BC WHO FEARS FOR THEIR SAFETY and seeks an order from the court providing protection from a specific person or people. A peace bond may be the…
Feb 17, 2023

Rise Newsletter – February 2023


By: Rise

Low-income women in BC rely on family law advocates to navigate the family law system. Cuts to legal aid, beginning in 2002, were devastating for access to justice in BC. In 2018, the…
Nov 24, 2022

Joint statement on the release of the national action plan to end gender-based violence.


By: Rise

As advocates who developed a Roadmap for the National Action Plan on Gender-Based Violence, we have been anxiously waiting for the release of this 10-year plan. This statement is our joint reaction to…
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Operations During COVID-19

Please note that, due to the current health emergency, our office is closed to the public until further notice. Our staff continues to serve our clients remotely, but we are not always on the premises to accept postal or courier deliveries. Please send documents by email where possible, or arrange a time for physical delivery in advance.

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Vancouver, BC V6B 3A2

Our office is located on unceded territory of the Skwxwu7mesh (Squamish), Tsleil-Waututh (Burrard), and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.

Accessibility & Comfort at Rise

Rise strives to be inclusive and accessible for our clients and visitors. Our entry, reception area, meeting rooms and restroom are fully wheelchair accessible. If you have any requests that would make your visit to Rise easier or more comfortable, please let us know and we will do our very best to accommodate you.

Dogs at Rise

Occasionally our staff may bring their small dogs to work. Dogs stay in their owners’ individual offices except when being walked. If you have severe allergies or other concerns, please let us know 24 hours before attending our office so that we may accommodate you.

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