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We Are Cowichan Women Against Violence

Cowichan Women Against Violence Society is a supportive space for diversity, change, choice, and growth. We offer counselling, advocacy, emergency shelter, community development, and education for every woman. Founded on principles of compassion, dignity, and confidentiality, we aim to support and empower women and children affected by abuse.


CWAVS provides client-centered safety, shelter, counselling, advocacy and education that supports individual, family and community well-being.