East & West Parry Sound Victim Services

Service: Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario

Record #: PSD0180
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 10 Jun 2021


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, aid 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
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

Service Details

Hours Crisis Mon-Sun 24 hours
Office Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4 pm, Fri upon request
Areas Served Parry Sound District
Boundaries West Parry Sound OPP detachment area and Almaguin Highlands OPP detachment area 
Parry Sound District
Eligibility Victims of crime and tragic circumstances

VQRP+ -- Victims, immediate family members and witnesses in the direct aftermath of violent crimes

Family Court Support Worker Program -- victims of domestic violence involved in the family court process

Residency Requirements: West Parry Sound OPP detachment area and Almaguin Highlands OPP detachment area
Parry Sound District
Application Referral by police, emergency services, community agency or self referral
Languages English, French - Website, Programs; Other - Mandated to offer services in French
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Parry Sound
Address & Map
Childrens Aid Society Building; 25 Church St
Parry Sound, ON
Canada P2A 1Y2
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Intersection Church St and Mary St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-746-0508
Crisis Phone 705-938-1476
Fax 705-746-6379
Website www.psvs.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ewpsvs
Primary Contact Kathy Wilde, Executive Director
Mailing Address Childrens Aid Society Building; 25 Church St 
Parry Sound, ON 
Canada P2A 1Y2

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