Transition House

We provide support for women,
children, youth and men seeking help from
domestic violence
and abuse.

Take the first step, get help today.

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Children's support programs

Safety, Support & Education.

Get assistance, resources and the strength
to change your life.

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Womens Emergency Shelter

We can help.

Our counselors and support teams are here
to help break the cycle of abuse.

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Feeling Stressed, Call Us

Feeling stressed, overwhelmed and fearful during these challenging and uncertain times, we invite you to reach out to Tri-City Transitions Society for support.

Let’s stay connected during this time. We want to help you. Reach out.

Call us at 604 941 7111 or email or call our 24/7 crisis-line 604 492 1700 for support.


During this time of uncertainty Tri-City Transitions’ Main Office will be offering all services remotely from its’ main office through the use of technology i.e. phone services or online meeting platforms.  Would you please call 604-941-7111 to confirm your appointment. Joy’s Place Transition House remains open and operational – 604 492 1700.

We greatly appreciate the support and generosity our community is known for in times of need. However, due to the health and safety of our clients, we will not be accepting Donations or Basic Essential Items until further notice.

Please keep an eye on our website and social channels for updates.


Are you feeling overwhelmed by the amount of caution signs around you?

Reach out for a 30 minute chat with our Counselors to support you during this time of isolation. Tri- City Transitions Society youth support is open and available to YOU in real time either by phone or virtually online. Your health and well-being is important to us. Although you may feel alone and your life looks different at this time, we are hear to support you. Let’s connect. We are one phone call away, don’t hesitate just pick up the phone and reach out.

Women's Support Services

Nancy’s Story

“I used to love the way he was protective of me – he would always say he would ‘look after’ me. For the first time in my life, it made me feel safe and loved. Little did I know that that really meant that he wanted to make all the decisions and I had no choice in the matter. We had a great relationship, but this all changed once we got married.

I wasn’t allowed to do things like go out with my friends – it felt like I had no life. I would try to ignore him and focus on work and household chores. When he started nagging, I would leave and go for a drive to get away. When I returned, he would be sweet, then turn back into the nasty, controlling person he was…


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Our Mission

We are committed to strengthening family and community by breaking the cycle of abuse.

Immediate Assistance

We’re here to help you during an emergency, please do not hesitate to call our 24-hour Tri-Cities emergency shelter or crisis resource lines.

Joy’s Place (Tri-Cities)

Victim Link BC (24/7)

BC211 (Community & Social Services)
Dial 2-1-1

Resources for teenagers:

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How We Can Help

Helping families since 1975

Tri-City Transitions Society

Tri-City Transitions Society, founded in 1975, is a respected and established registered charity providing emergency shelter and social support for women and children fleeing family violence and abuse in the Tri-City communities of Port Moody, Port Coquitlam and Coquitlam, Anmore and Belcarra. We rely on charitable donations from the community to continue our critical work.

Tri-City Transitions supports all individuals who have experienced domestic violence, and offers women and children a safe, secure place to rest, rejuvenate, and rebuild their lives. If you or someone you know needs help, contact us.


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Events & Involvement

We are involved in a variety of community events throughout the year. View our Full Calendar for all our events.

Family Support

Upcoming Events

Moving Forward: Cultivate Self-Compassion (Week 3)

April 10th

12:30 PM

Self-Esteem Workshop (Week 3)

April 15th

12:00 PM

Moving Forward: Cultivate Self-Compassion (Week 4)

April 17th

12:30 PM

Self-Esteem Workshop (Week 4)

April 21st

12:00 PM

Empowering Mother’s Group (Week 1)

April 23rd

5:00 PM

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What’s New

‘Barriers’ in Canada’s Legal System Complicating Fight to End Domestic Violence

A recent CBC series is investigating the impact of intimate partner violence in Canada, and has found that victims often have no where to go when looking for shelter after an incident. According to Statistics Canada, intimate partner violence makes up nearly one-third of all police-reported violent crime. Conflicting definitions of domestic violence and the […]

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Women, Children Turned Away from Shelters in Canada

Women, children turned away from shelters in Canada almost 19,000 times a month  

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Sophie’s Story

At 6 years of age Sophie is a budding philanthropist focused on social justice issues. She attends Leigh Elementary School in Coquitlam, B.C. where she recently participated in a “Change Maker” project. Sophie’s vision to make a difference in her community focused on helping moms and children who are fleeing domestic violence. She created a […]

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Support Our Programs

Tri-City Transitions works to aid the women, children and families that walk through our doors every day of every year. We provide every individual with a variety of resources and services to help them move forward and adjust in their new lives. Tri-city Transitions is committed to make a proactive impact in the lives of individuals that reach out to them as well as the community. Our aim is to create a violence-free community.

Tri-City Transitions cannot do it alone. We rely on you, the community and charitable donors, for support to keep our programs running and our services available. Your help is appreciated to aid our organization’s critical work to continually provide hope and help to reach out and aid abused, vulnerable women, children and families, please donate through Canada Helps. There are many ways you can support us!


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