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 500
Goderich, ON N7A 4C7

Phone: 519-524-4108
Toll Free: 1-866-863-4108
Fax: 519-524-4150

http://victimserviceshuron.ca/

7750 Hurontario Street
Brampton, ON L6V 3W6

Administration: 905-568-8800
Crisis Line: 905-568-1068
Fax: 905-564-2844

Email: info@vspeel.org

www.vspeel.org

200 Maple Grove Road, PO Box 3070
Cambridge, ON N3H 5M1

(519) 585-2363

http://www.vswr.ca

1219 10th Concession
Essex, ON N8M 2Y2
(inside the OPP building)

(519) 723-2711
Toll-free: 1-800-603-6035
E-mail: info@vswec.ca

http://www.vswec.ca/

16640 Yonge Street Unit 1, PO Box 93339
Newmarket, ON L3X 1A3

Phone: 905-953-5363
Toll-free: 1-866-876-5423 ext 6790
Fax: 905-954-1057

http://www.victimservices-york.org/