APRIL 27, 2020: UPDATES ON CRNITS SERVICES IN LIGHT OF COVID-19

We will provide further updates as they are available!

We are following the recommendation of health professionals and housing experts and doing the following:

  • New 24-hour text-only helpline 250-895-1773

  • Our community groups continue to be cancelled.

  • Smart Recovery is being hosted online everyday at 10am. Call 250-287-7384 for more information.

  • Counselling appointments are available by phone.

  • The Women’s Centre will continue to be open from 10am to 3pm Monday to Thursday; however, only 5 people at one time may be in the centre for a maximum of one hour. Food and poverty relief supplies will still be available. Bagged snacks are available as well as water and soap to distribute for hand hygiene.

  • We are not accepting any donations at this time.

  • Ann Elmore House will continue to provide crisis intervention and support via telephone (250-286-3666) and safe shelter for women with urgent need.

  • The recovery program at Ann Elmore House is operating at again but only at 50%.

  • Public showers are Rose Harbour have started up again by appointment only to ensure sanitization between each use. Sign up is at the Women’s Centre.

 

 
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What We Do

The Campbell River and North Island Transition Society provides programs, support, and services to women and children on Northern Vancouver Island, B.C.

Ann Elmore Transition House

24-HOUR HELP LINE: 250-286-3666

TOLL FREE: 1-800-667-2188

*NEW* 24-Hour TEXT-ONLY Help Line: 250-895-1773

Rose Harbour and Society Office

250-287-7384

Campbell River Women's Centre

250-287-3044

Transitions Used Furniture and More Store

250-914-3666

Our Charitable Registration Number:

106835259RR0001

 

WHO WE ARE

Campbell River and North Island Transition Society

Campbell River and North Island Transition Society (CRNITS) is a non-profit Registered Society and Charitable Organization. The Society was formed in 1985 for the purpose of providing services to women and children struggling with issues of abuse and violence.​  CRNITS is the umbrella organization for the following:

Campbell River Women's Centre

In 1985 the Campbell River Women’s Centre gave birth to the Campbell River and North Island Transition Society (CRNITS). April 1, 2019 CRNITS took over the administration of the Women’s Centre programs including the drop-in centre, crisis/support counselling, and poverty reduction.

Ann Elmore Transition House
In 1987 Ann Elmore Transition House opened and continues to provide safe shelter, support, and programs to women and children fleeing abuse.

Rose Harbour

 Rose Harbour opened in 2013 and offers a program which includes subsidized housing.  Women and their children are supported in their efforts to build a healthy life free of violence and abuse.

​Safe Homes

​The North Island encompasses a large area with many rural communities in remote areas and on outlying islands.  The Society has implemented safe guards for women and children in these areas which includes safe homes and outreach programs.    

 

Abuse is an attempt to control the behaviour of another person. It is a misuse of power which uses the bonds of intimacy, trust, and dependency to make the victim vulnerable.

Transition House staff are available 24-hours a day to support and assist you.  Please follow the link below to see the other services offered in our community.

The Campbell River and North Island Transition Society depends heavily on donations.  Many programs and services are possible because of our generous donors.

 

OUR MAJOR FUNDERS

 
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OUR COMMUNITY SUPPORTERS

We couldn't do what we do without you!

Our local community supporters make it possible to continue offering programs and services to those most vulnerable in our community.  We are so grateful for their help!

 

WE HUMBLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT WE LIVE, WORK, AND PLAY ON THE TRADITIONAL, ANCESTRAL TERRITORY OF THE WE WAI KAI AND WE WAI KUM FIRST NATIONS WHO HAVE A RELATIONSHIP WITH THIS LAND SINCE TIME IMMEMORIAL.​

WE RECOGNIZE THAT LGBTQ2S PERSONS FACE A HIGH RISK OF DISCRIMINATION AND ABUSE DUE TO THEIR SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY AND/OR GENDER EXPRESSION. WE RECOGNIZE TRANSGENDER OR GENDER VARIANT INDIVIDUALS FACE THE HIGHEST RISK OF EXPERIENCING DISCRIMINATION AND ABUSE AMONG LGBTQ2S COMMUNITIES.


WE ACCEPT GENDER NON-CONFORMING, NON-BINARY AND TWO-SPIRITED INDIVIDUALS, AND TRANS-WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN FLEEING ABUSE.

©2020 BY KIRSTEN ZALESCHUK OF THE CAMPBELL RIVER AND NORTH ISLAND TRANSITION SOCIETY