Victim Services Elgin

Site: London

Service: Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-631-3182
Fax 519-631-9879
E-Mail info@victimserviceselgin.com
Website www.victimserviceselgin.com
Primary Contact Courtney McQuiggan, Volunteer Coordinator; Email: volunteercoordinator@victimserviceselgin.com
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) On-site early intervention and crisis intervention * needs assessment * safety planning * referrals to community services * provision of cellular telephones for eligible victims * enhanced support for vulnerable victims * assistance with applications to VQRP+

Victim Quick Response Program (VQRP) - assistance with emergency expenses related to the incident, including home safety, accommodation, meals, transportation, basic necessities, dependent care costs, counselling, traditional Indigenous health services, cellular phones, vision care, dental care, aids for victims with disabilities, interpretation services, crime scene cleanup, government/medical documents and funeral expenses * additional assistance for victims of human trafficking includes storage locker, tattoo removal, and treatment at a recovery facility * no direct reimbursement to victims for support listed above * financial support also available for victims who sustained serious physical injuries during a crime and for parents of child homicide victims and spouses of homicide victims
Hours Crisis Assistance: Daily 24 hours
Administration: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Areas Served Elgin County
Boundaries Elgin
Eligibility Victims of crime and tragic circumstances * VQRP - victims, immediate family members, and witnesses in the direct aftermath of violent crimes
Application Referral by police, emergency services, community agency or self referral
Languages English
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 2003
Primary Executive Natalie Redman, Executive Director; Email: nredman@victimserviceselgin.com
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General
Site Information
Site Location St Thomas (Old Courthouse)
Located In Community St Thomas
Address & Map
146 Centre St
St Thomas, ON N5R 3A3
Intersection Centre St and Hincks St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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