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Victim Services of Algoma

Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario


Description
  • Offers on-site early intervention and crisis intervention
  • Provides needs assessment, safety planning and referrals to community services
  • Offers enhanced support for vulnerable victims
  • Provides assistance with applications to VQRP+
Victim Quick Response Program+ (VQRP+)

Provides assistance with emergency expenses related to the incident, including:
  • home safety
  • accommodation
  • meals
  • transportation
  • basic necessities
  • dependent care costs
  • counselling
  • traditional Indigenous health services
  • cellular phones
  • vision care
  • dental care
  • aids for victims with disabilities
  • interpretation services
  • crime scene cleanup
  • government/medical documents
  • funeral expenses

Additional assistance for victims of human trafficking includes:
  • storage locker
  • tattoo removal
  • treatment at a recovery facility
Note: No direct reimbursement to victims for above supports

Financial support also available for:
  • victims who sustained serious physical injuries during a crime
  • parents of child homicide victims
  • spouses of homicide victims
Eligibility
  • Victims of crime and tragic circumstances

VQRP+
  • Victims, immediate family members, and witnesses in the direct aftermath of violent crimes
Application Process
Call for information
Toll Free
1-888-822-7792 - (1-888-VCARS92)
Office
705-945-6905
Crisis
9-1-1
Fax
705-945-6864
Web Site
https://www.victimservicesalgoma.ca/
Email
robin@victimservicesalgoma.ca
Languages
English, French
Contact
Robin Kerr, Executive Director
Email: robin@victimservicesalgoma.ca
Phone: 705-945-6905
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
April 15, 2021
Address
580 Second Line E
Sault Ste Marie, ON, P6B 4K1
Located at the Police Services building on Second Line E near Great Northern Rd
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Hours of Operation
Mon
0000 - 2400
Tue
0000 - 2400
Wed
0000 - 2400
Thu
0000 - 2400
Fri
0000 - 2400
Sat
0000 - 2400
Sun
0000 - 2400

Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Algoma, Unorganized, North Part
  • Aweres Township
  • Batchawana Bay
  • Blind River
  • Bruce Mines
  • Elliot Lake
  • Garden River First Nation
  • Goulais River
  • Hilton Beach
  • Hilton Township
  • Huron Shores
  • Jocelyn Township
  • Johnson Township
  • Laird Township
  • Macdonald, Meredith and Aberdeen Additional (Township)
  • Mississauga First Nation
  • Plummer Additional
  • Prince Township
  • Sault Ste. Marie
  • Searchmont
  • Serpent River First Nation
  • Spanish
  • Tarbutt
  • The North Shore
  • Thessalon
  • Thessalon First Nation