Victim Services of York Region

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Description & Services
Description Works in partnership with York Regional Police and the O.P.P. * provides 24 hour emotional support and practical assistance, information and referrals to persons victimized by crime or tragic circumstance * on-site early intervention and crisis intervention * safety planning * referrals to community services * provision of cellular telephones for eligible victims * system navigation for vulnerable victims * volunteer opportunities 
 
Victim Quick Response Program (VQRP) -- immediate assistance with emergency expenses related to the incident, including emergency home safety, accommodation, meals, transportation, dependent care costs, counselling, cellular phones, vision care, crime scene cleanup, and funeral expenses * no direct reimbursement to victims
Dates Year round
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Accessibility Not Accessible
Languages English
Fees None
Eligibility Ages: 21 year(s) and up 
 
Victims of crime and tragic circumstances * VQRP -- victims of violent crime who have no other financial resources
Meetings 3rd Wednesday night of each month (attendance is mandatory)
Location, Telephone & Internet
Location York Region
Areas Served York Region
Office Phone 905-953-5363
Toll Free Phone 1-866-876-5423 ext 6790
Fax 905-954-1057
E-Mail victimservices@yrp.ca
Website www.victimservices-york.org
Contact Information
Mailing Address c/o Victim Services of York Region 
Box 93339 
16640 Yonge St 
Newmarket, ON L3X 1A3
Primary Contact Deb Phillips, Manager of the Volunteer Program; Email: 8715@yrp.ca
Search Category
Settlement Headings Police
Subjects Case management ; Crime victims ; Crisis intervention ; Distress lines ; Family violence ; Information and referral ; Psychiatric crises ; Sexual assault victims ; Volunteer opportunities
Other Details
Funding Provincial ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way

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