Victim Services of Peterborough and Northumberland

Site: Peterborough

Service: Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario

Record #: SHA1227
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 02 May 2023

Description

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 eligible 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
  • 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 Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Emergency service accessible through police only
Volunteer meetings held on the third Mon of the month except Jul and Aug
Areas Served Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Victims of crime and tragic circumstances  
VQRP+ -- victims, immediate family members, and witnesses in the direct aftermath of violent crimes 
 
16 year(s) and up;
Application Referral by police, emergency services, community agency or self referral
Languages English; French
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
Peterborough County OPP, 453 Lansdowne St E
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9L 0A4
Intersection Hwy 115 and Lansdowne St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-748-0324, Peterborough County OPP
Toll Free Phone 1-888-822-7729
E-Mail support@vspn.ca
Website victimservicespn.ca/
Social Media Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VictimServicesOfPeterboroughAndNorthumberland
Mailing Address Peterborough County OPP, 453 Lansdowne St E 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9L 0A4

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