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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PO Box 181
Mindemoya, ON P0P 1S0

General Contact Information:
(705) 377.5532
Email: info@mfresources.net

Emergency Shelter and Counselling Services:
24 hour crisis line offers year round confidential support, information and referrals to anyone in crisis:
(705) 377.5160
Toll-free: 1-800-465-6788

Children’s Services:
(705) 377-5532 x 227

Food Bank Services:
(705) 377-5532 x 242

Manitoulin Best Start Hub Home and Centre Based Child Care:
(705) 368.3400

http://www.mfresources.net/

Little Current, ON

(705) 368-9945

Dawson City Office

Phone: (867) 993-6455

Fax: (867) 993-6456

http://www.manyrivers.yk.ca/

(Communities served by the Dawson City office include Mayo, Pelly Crossing and surrounding areas.)

Haines Junction Office

Phone: (867) 634-2111

Fax: (867) 634-2333

http://www.manyrivers.yk.ca/

(Communities served by the Haines Junction office include Beaver Creak, Burwash Landing, Destruction Bay and surrounding areas.)

Watson Lake Office

Phone: (867) 536-2330

Fax: (867) 536-7854

http://www.manyrivers.yk.ca/

(Communities served by the Watson Lake office include Lower Post and surrounding areas.)

Whitehorse Office

Phone: (867) 667-2970

Fax: (867) 633-3557

http://www.manyrivers.yk.ca/

(Communities served by the Whitehorse office include Marsh Lake, Carmacks, Carcross, Teslin and surrounding areas.)

Mayerthorpe, AB
(780) 786-2291

Medicine Hat, AB
(403) 529-8400

For more information about client services:
info@menandhealing.ca

Phone: (613) 482-9363
Fax: (613) 701-0379

Address (by appointment only):
35 Beechwood Avenue, 3rd Floor
Ottawa, ON K1M 1M1

http://menandhealing.ca/