North Simcoe Victim Services

Site: Orillia

Description (Service) On-site early intervention and crisis intervention * needs assessment * safety planning * referrals to community services * 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 *limited 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
Service Details
Hours Volunteer Crisis Responders are available Mon-Sun 24 hours  
Office staff available: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Orillia and area
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 ; Interpretive Services - Interpretation
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Orillia
Address & Map
1 University Ave
Orillia, ON L3V 0Y7
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Intersection Old Barrie Road and University Avenue
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-325-5578
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Primary Contact Kim Kneeshaw, Executive Director; Phone: ‪; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Mandy Davison, Volunteer Services Coordinator; Phone: ‪; Email: