[This information is copied from BC Soccer and is available at https://bcsoccer.net/safe-sport-risk-management]
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.
Phone: 1-800-663-9122 (any time of the day or night) Website: CLICK HERE Alternatively Contact the Police or RCMP
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.
Abuse Free Sport website: www.http://abuse-free-sport.ca/en/ Abuse Fee Sport e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Abuse Free Sport phone/text: 1-888-83SPORT (1-888-837-7678)
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.
Whistleblower Hotline: 1-800-661-9675 Whistleblower e-mail: email@example.com Read more about the Canada Soccer WhistleBlower program.
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 10 - 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)