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East & West Parry Sound Victim Services

Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario


Description
On-site early intervention and crisis intervention, needs assessment, safety planning, referrals to community services, enhanced support for vulnerable victims, assistance with applications to VQRP+.

Victim Quick Response Program+ (VQRP+) --
  • 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, aid for victims with disabilities, interpretation services, crime scene cleanup, government/medical documents and funeral expenses
  • additional assistance for victims of human trafficking includes storage locker, tattoo removal, and treatment at a recovery facility
  • no direct reimbursement to victims for support listed above
  • financial support also available for victims who sustained serious physical injuries during a crime and for parents of child homicide victims and spouses of homicide victims
Family Court Support Worker Program -- 
  • information on the family court process
  • assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid)
  • referral to specialized services and supports in the community
  • safety planning
  • court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate¬†
Hours of Operation
Mon
0000 - 2400
Tue
0000 - 2400
Wed
0000 - 2400
Thu
0000 - 2400
Fri
0000 - 2400
Sat
0000 - 2400
Sun
0000 - 2400

Crisis Mon-Sun 24 hrsOffice Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4 pm, Fri upon request
Eligibility
Victims of crime and tragic circumstances

VQRP+ -- Victims, immediate family members and witnesses in the direct aftermath of violent crimes



Family Court Support Worker Program -- victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process



Residency Requirements: West Parry Sound OPP detachment area and Almaguin Highlands OPP detachment area
Parry Sound District
Application Process
Referral by police, emergency services, community agency or self referral
Fees
None
Documents Required
Details will be provided if required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
Community Connection, 211 Central East Region Contact Centre
Last Verified On
June 10, 2021