Victim Services of Simcoe County

Site: Barrie

Service: Victim Crisis Assistance

Record #: BAR1543
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2023
Last Full Update: 25 Nov 2021

Record Details

Source From iCarol Yes

Location, Telephone & Internet

Office Phone 705-725-7025 Ext 2120
After Hours Phone 1-866-923-3938
Fax 705-727-7970
Social Media Facebook
Located In Community Barrie
Address Barrie Emergency Services Campus
110 Fairview Rd
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 8X8
Intersection Hwy 400 and Essa Rd

Contact Information

Primary Contact Marie McCallum, Executive Director; Phone: 705-436-2141 ext 2022; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Victim Services of Simcoe County; 132 Commerce Park Dr 
Unit K, Suite 122 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 0Z7

Description & Services

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
  • 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
Hours Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Adjala-Tosorontio ; Barrie ; Bradford West Gwillimbury ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Essa ; Innisfil ; Midland ; New Tecumseth ; Oro-Medonte ; Penetanguishene ; Springwater ; Tay ; Tiny ; Wasaga Beach
  • 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; French - Reception, Website, Programs, Publications; Other - Other languages available on request
Fees None

Other Details

Established 1995
Physical Access Fully Accessible - elevators with audible indicator (Barrie Police Service)

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