Victim Services of Kingston and Frontenac

Site: Kingston

Service: Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario

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Names
Alternate Name HT1 ; HT2 ; Support Link ; SupportLink ; VCAO ; VCARS ; Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Services ; Victim Quick Response Program ; VQRP
Former Name Frontenac Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Service
Legal Name Victim Services of Kingston and Frontenac
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Kingston
Address & Map
Kingston Police Headquarters
705 Division St
Kingston, ON K7K 4C2
 
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Intersection Division St and Barbara Ave
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Physical Access Fully Accessible - office ; Unknown - May vary: interventions may occur On-Scene.
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
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Emergency Service Personnel Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Kingston
Eligibility Victims of crime and tragic circumstances * VQRP -- victims of violent crime who have no other financial resources
Application Referral by police, emergency services, community agency or self referral
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - can be arranged
Fees None
Service Categories Crime Victim Compensation ; Crime Victim Compensation ~ Victims of Human Trafficking ; 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
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-548-4834
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 613-547-6674
E-Mail fvcars@kingston.net
Website www.victimservicesontario.ca
Primary Executive Julie VandenAkker, Executive Director
Alternate Executive Paula Laughlin, Executive Assistant
Other Details
Established 1987
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General
Print Material Pamphlets * Information Packages
Resources Website
Accreditation No * Staff certified by their respective Professional Associations

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