Victim Services of Leeds & Grenville

Service: Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario

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Names
Alternate Name Family Court Support Worker Program ; FCSWP ; HT1 ; HT2 ; Support Link ; SupportLink ; VCAO ; VCARS ; Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Services ; Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario ; Victim Quick Response Program ; VQRP
Former Name Victim Crisis Assistance & Referral Service, Crisis Intervention Services, Leeds & Grenville (25 Jan 2011) ; Victims Services
Location & Accessibility
Site Location Beside Spring Valley Community Hall
Located In Community Brockville
Address & Map
Leeds County OPP
4109 County Rd 29, RR 4
Brockville, ON K6V 5T4
 
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Intersection Stewart Blvd and Murray Rd
Mailing Address c/o Victim Services of Leeds & Grenville 
Box 1268 
Brockville, ON K6V 5W2
Bus Route Notes Brockville Transit Transit map * Stop times and locations
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) On-site early intervention and crisis intervention * safety planning * referrals to community services * enhanced support for vulnerable victims * assistance with applications to VQRP

Victim Quick Response Program (VQRP) -- immediate assistance with emergency expenses related to the incident, including emergency home safety, accommodation, meals, transportation, dependent care costs, counselling, cellular phones, vision care, crime scene cleanup, and funeral expenses * additional assistance for victims of human trafficking include replacement of government documents, storage locker, dental, tattoo removal, and treatment at a recovery facility * no direct reimbursement to victims

Human Trafficking Program -- Immediate assistance for victims of human trafficking including on-going support, emergency expenses related to safety and recovery, referrals to appropriate services.

Family Court Support Worker Program -- information on the family court process * assistance in preparing for family court proceedings (documenting history of abuse, accessing Legal Aid) * referral to specialized services and supports in the community * safety planning * court accompaniment to proceedings when appropriate

Senior Safety Program: Safety planning for seniors * offers on site safety planning for seniors to help make their home less desirable to criminals * information kits for seniors with safety planning tips also provided

Mobile Tracking Program: GPS enabled tracking devices for high risk victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking & harassment and elder abuse * safety planning * ongoing support

STAR Program: Supporting Teens At Risk * Ongoing support for teenage victims of crime and trauma including historical events * information and referral
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Leeds and Grenville United Counties
Eligibility Victims of crime and tragic circumstances * VQRP -- victims of violent crime who have no other financial resources * Family Court Support Worker Program -- victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process
Application Referral by police, emergency services, community agency or self referral * in most cases, consent of the client is obtained before providing service * on-scene immediate assistance requests are from police, fire and paramedics only * follow-up, on-going support and referral requests are handled through the main office during regular business hours 
 
Volunteers should contact the office to apply * police screening required
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ; Crime Victim Compensation ; Crime Victim Compensation ~ Victims of Human Trafficking ; Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services ; General Crime Victim Assistance ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Crime Victims ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Traffic Accident Victims ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Workplace Accident Victims ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Crime Victims ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Traffic Accident Victims ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Workplace Accident Victims
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-341-7700
Toll Free Phone 1-800-939-7682
Fax 613-345-3202
Website www.vslg.ca
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Primary Contact Sonya Jodoin, Executive Director; Email: sonya@vslg.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Amanda Fraser, Program Coordinator; Phone: 613-925-0155; Email: amanda@vslg.ca
Primary Executive Sonya Jodoin, Executive Director
Other Details
Funding Provincial
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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