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Nokiiwin Tribal Council

Victim Quick Response Program+


Description
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
Registered members of the following First Nations: Animbiigoo Zaagi'igan Anishinaabek First Nation (Lake Nipigon Ojibway); Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek First Nation (Rocky Bay First Nation); Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek First Nation (Sandpoint First Nation); Fort William First Nation; Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek First Nation (Gull Bay First Nation); Pic Mobert First Nation; who are 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
Toll Free
1-855-436-5447
Office
807-474-4230
Fax
807-474-4238
Web Site
https://www.nokiiwin.com/victimsupport
Email
supportservices@nokiiwin.com
Mailing Address
384 Fort William Rd
Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 2Z3
Canada
Languages
English, Interpretive Services - Cree, available upon request
Contact
Jalene Nydam, Victim Services Social Worker
Email: socialworker@nokiiwin.com
Phone: 807-631-1371
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
May 5, 2022
Address
384 Fort William Rd
Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 2Z3
  • Located on Fort William Rd in the N end of Thunder Bay
  • Closest intersection is at Fort William Rd and¬†Court St S
  • Situated near the Real Canadian Wholesale Club

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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-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Animbiigoo Zaagi'igan Anishinaabek First Nation
  • Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek First Nation
  • Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek First Nation
  • Fort William First Nation
  • Gull Bay
  • Ontario
  • Pic Mobert First Nation