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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New South Wales: 1-800-633-063
Victoria: 1-800-819-817
South Australia: 1-800-182-368
Western Australia: 1-800-818-988
Northern Territory: 1-800-672-242
Queensland: 1-300-139-703
ACT: 1-800-822-272
Tasmania: 1-300-300-238
New Zealand: (64) 4 474 8862

Email: enquiries@victimsupport.org.au

http://www.victimsupport.org.au/

The peak body representing generic crime victim services across Australia. It exists to advance the interests of people victimized by crime and encourage development of support services throughout Australia whilst striving towards a crime-free society.

The Security Center
Rue de la Loi 235, Box 27 – 1040 Brussels, Belgium

Phone: 0032 (0) 22310112
Fax: 0032 (0) 22310557
Email: info@victimsupporteurope.eu

http://victimsupporteurope.eu/

Promotes the establishment and development of victim rights and services throughout Europe. The organization aims to ensure that every victim in Europe is able to access information and support services in the aftermath of crime, regardless of where the victim lives or where the crime took place.

Iqaluit, NU

(867) 793-4476

(24-Hour Service): 1-800-563-0808

VictimLink is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone service available across BC and the Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It provides information and referral services to all victims of crime.

Toll-Free (in BC): 1-800-563-0808
Outside of BC: (604) 875-6431

Providing information and referral services for victims of family and sexual violence and all other crimes;
VictimLink BC is toll-free, province-wide, and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.