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Thunder Bay and Area Victim Services

Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario

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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

Volunteers
  • Recruits individuals to provide support to victims
  • Provides individuals with specialized training at no cost
Volunteers will:
  • Assist in developing a personalized safety plan for the victim
  • Provide information about legal assistance and programs
  • Offer referrals to long-term service providers within the community
  • Provide temporary practical and emotional support
Eligibility
  • Victims of crime and tragic circumstances

VQRP+
  • Victims, immediate family members, and witnesses in the direct aftermath of violent crimes
Application Process
Referral by police, emergency services, community agency or self-referral
Office
807-684-1051
Fax
807-622-8121
After Hours Phone
807-684-1051 - or Police at 9-1-1 or 807-684-1200 - 24-hour Service
Web Site
http://www.tbayvictimservices.ca/
Email
referral@tbayvictimservices.ca
Languages
English, French
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Nonprofit - Incorporated
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
June 10, 2022
Address
317 Victoria Ave E, Suite 10
Thunder Bay, ON, P7C 1A4
Located on the corner of Victoria Ave E and North St in the Caledonia Bldg
Open in Google Maps
Hours of Operation
Mon
0000 - 2400
Tue
0000 - 2400
Wed
0000 - 2400
Thu
0000 - 2400
Fri
0000 - 2400
Sat
0000 - 2400
Sun
0000 - 2400

Telephone Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Office hours vary
Service Area(s)
  • Dorion
  • Nipigon
  • Red Rock
  • Red Rock Indian Band
  • Thunder Bay