Kawartha / Haliburton Victim Services

Service: Victims Crisis Assistance Ontario

Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
In-person services suspended, all other services provided remotely.

Regular 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. 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
Public Comments Information not confirmed since 2018
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours a day
Dates Year round
Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes
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
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Ontario Provincial Police Building
Located In Community Kawartha Lakes
Address & Map
Ontario Provincial Police; 3028 Hwy 35
Kawartha Lakes, ON
Canada K9V 4R1
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Physical Access Fully Accessible - Washroom, Entrance, Parking
Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 705-878-5505
Toll Free Phone 1-800-574-4401
After Hours Phone 1-800-574-4401
Fax 705-878-9739
E-Mail info.khvs@victim-services.org
Website www.victim-services.org
Primary Contact Whitney Rickard, Client Services Coordinator; Email: whitney.khvs@victim-services.org
Alternate Contact Kelly Albin, Family Court Advocate/Victim Quick Response Program; Email: kelly.khvs@victim-services.org
Primary Executive Kelly Albin, Executive Director; Phone: Family Court Advocate/Victim Quick Response Program; Email: kelly.khvs@victim-services.org
Mailing Address P.O. Box 402 
Lindsay, ON 
Canada K9V 4S3

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