North Simcoe Victim Services

Site: Orillia

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 705-325-5578
Fax 705-323-9869
E-Mail info@ns-vs.com
Website www.ns-vs.com
Social Media Facebook
Located In Community Orillia
Address 66 Peter St S
Orillia, ON L3V 5B1
 
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Intersection Peter St S and Colborne St
Contact Information
Primary Contact Kim Hewitt, Acting Executive Director; Phone: ‪; Email: exdir@ns-vs.com
Volunteer Coordinator Phone: ‪; Email: volunteers@ns-vs.com
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 * 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
Other Details
Established 1996
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Print Material Booklets on: Elder Abuse, Death and Suicide, Attempted Suicide, Domestic Violence, Break and Enter, Robbery, Sexual assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents