"Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope.  Hope breeds peace."

~ Confucius

Through SWAN's signature resources and publications, im/migrant women have access to a safer community and the knowledge and information they need to exercise agency in their lives.  As well, SWAN uses research and community education to reduce stigma and  challenge and dispel the exaggerated narratives that misdefine and harm the women we serve. 


We invite critical thinking as we refute dominant myths and hyperbole, and the ongoing conflation of sex work with trafficking, which result in non-evidence-based laws, and over-zealous enforcement practices that are specifically harmful to im/migrant women specifically, and sex workers generally.

SWAN's services are free and confidential. 


For direct services in English, Mandarin or Cantonese,

call or text 778-865-6343, send an email,

or contact us on WeChat.


SWAN operates independently from government, law enforcement and faith-based groups.

With gratitude for the wisdom of all First Peoples, 

we acknowledge that we live & work on the stolen lands

of the Musqueam, Squamish & Tsleil-Waututh Nations.  




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