To work with BC Safe Church in providing education/workshops, find resources, advisory panel information or receive support in the face of abuse, please contact:

Faye Martin
Abuse Prevention and Response Coordinator for British Columbia

(604) 850-5137

For any questions related to the denominational Safe Church Ministry, please contact:

Rev. Dr. Amanda W. Benckhuysen
Director of CRCNA Safe Church Ministry  


Additional Services

CRC Safe Church Ministry

BC Ministry of Children & Family Development

BC Government Victim Help & Support

Shelter Safe

ShelterSafe is an online resource to help women and children seeking information or safety from violence and abuse.

The British Columbia Safe Church Team (SCT) is a BC Classis Partner helping build and sustain healthy congregations. We are a ministry of the Christian Reformed Churches (CRC) in British Columbia - Classis BCNW and Classis BCSE. We exist to respond to the issue of physical, sexual, emotional, and abuse related concerns through preventative education and appropriate responding procedures. 

MCFD Helpline for Children
If you are a child or youth and would like to talk to someone, call the Helpline for Children at 310-1234. You do not need an area code. You can call at any time of the day or night and you do not have to give your name.