Barrie and Area Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Service

Site: Barrie

Service: Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario

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
Service Details
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours call 1-866-923-3938
Areas Served Adjala-Tosorontio ; Barrie ; Blue Mountains ; Bradford West Gwillimbury ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Essa ; Innisfil ; Midland ; New Tecumseth ; Oro-Medonte ; Penetanguishene ; Simcoe County ; Springwater ; Tay ; Tiny ; Wasaga Beach
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 ; French - Reception, Website, Programs, Publications ; Other languages available on request
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie Police Service
29 Sperling Dr
Barrie, ON L4M 6K9
View Google Map
Intersection St Vincent St and Cundles Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible - elevators with audible indicator (Barrie Police Service)
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-725-7025 Ext 2120
After Hours Phone 1-866-923-3938
Fax 705-727-7970
Social Media Facebook Facebook: barrievcars
Primary Contact Marie McCallum, Executive Director; Phone: 705-436-2141 ext 2022; Email:
Alternate Contact Jeannette Jennings, Coordinator of Volunteers / Victim Services Worker; Phone: 705-527-8778
Mailing Address c/o Barrie and Area VCARS 
132 Commerce Park Dr, Unit K, Suite 122 
Barrie, ON L4N 0Z7