Services & Referrals

SERVICES

VICTIM ASSISTANCE

We are equipped to provide support and assistance to victims of violent crime throughout Canada. Victims and their families can contact Victims of Violence for support and referrals, and help understanding the justice system. We conduct research on issues related to victims of crime and act as a resource centre, providing information on these issues for victims and the community.

We produce and distribute victim information guides on a variety of topics having to do with victims and the criminal justice system, including such topics as “A Guide to Providing Support and Assistance to Victims” and “A Survivor’s Guide to Homicide and Grieving.” Please browse our Victim Information Library to view our victim information guides. They may also be ordered in paper format by emailing vofv(at)victimsofviolence(dot)on.ca.

MISSING CHILDREN SERVICES

We are equipped to print and distribute posters of missing persons throughout Canada free of charge. Victims of Violence is not able to accept cases of children who have been the victim of parental abduction. If you would like more information on parental child abduction, or would like support in this area, please contact us for a referral to an organization in your area. If you would like copies of our posters, for display in a public place, please email us at vofv(at)victimsofviolence(dot)on.ca.

CHILD PROTECTION AND CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS

We are dedicated to the protection of children through education. We offer a wide variety of written child protection materials, and a number of materials to help parents understand the importance of educating their children on personal safety. Many thousands of child protection materials are distributed annually in an effort to prevent crimes against children. We also produce a variety of Child Safety Booklets including such topics as “Your Child and the Internet” and “Responding to and Reporting Child Sexual Abuse”. Please browse Child Protection & Safety to view our child safety information booklets and to access information about our Child ID kit program.

REFERRALS

As you travel through the criminal justice system, there may be times where you need support, accompaniment or help from an organization that is close to where you live. We have compiled an extensive listing of private and government agencies which are equipped to deal with victims of various types of crime. Please browse these listings by searching by keyword or by filtering by type of service and/or by region.

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(867) 874-3311
Crisis Line: (867) 874-6626
Fax:  (867) 874-3252
E-mail: wrcshn@cancom.net

The Family Support Centre offers a home for women and children who are experiencing violence. The centre offers in home support for women and children as well as an outreach program. The centre also provides extensive work with elders who are experiencing abuse and youth who are being bullied.

Watson Lake, YT

Main Office: (867) 536-7233

Children’s Program: (867) 536-7202

Second Stage Housing: (867) 536-7234

http://www.helpandhopeforfamilies.ca/

High Level, AB
(780) 926-5000

Hugh Prairie, AB
(780) 523-3490

Hinton, AB
(780) 865-2455

Hope, BC

(604) 869-7770

350 Booth Avenue
Labrador City, NL
A2V 2K1

Office: (709) 944-7124
Fax: (709) 944-7747
Crisis Line: (709) 944-6900
Toll Free: 1-888-332-0000
Administration Email:  hopehaven@crrstv.net

Hope Haven DOES NOT provide on line crisis counselling, however if you would like more information on support they can provide please contact a Crisis Worker.

To contact a Crisis Intervention Worker Email: ciw.hh@crrstv.net
Crisis Line: (709) 944-6900
Toll Free: 1-888-332-0000

http://www.hopehaven.ca/

Cowansville, QC

(450) 263-5046