Victim Services of York Region

Site: Newmarket - Yonge Street

Service: Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario

Record Details
Alternate Name Support Link ; SupportLink ; VCAO ; VCARS ; Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Services ; Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario ; Victim Quick Response Program ; VQRP
Former Name VCARS ; Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Services
Office Phone 905-953-5363
Toll Free Phone 1-866-876-5423 ext 6790
Fax 905-954-1057
E-Mail victimservices@yrp.ca
Website www.yrp.ca/victim-services.aspx
Primary Contact Deb Phillips, Manager Volunteer Program; Phone: 905-953-5363; Email: 8715@yrp.ca
Primary Executive Jason Ladd, Board Chair; Phone: 905-953-5363
Funding Provincial ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way ; Ministry of the Attorney General's Victim Service Division, United Way of York Region, Ontario Trillium Foundation, Local Community Fundraising, Donations
Description (Service) On-site early intervention and crisis intervention * safety planning * referrals to community services * provision of cellular telephones for eligible victims * system navigation for vulnerable victims

Victim Quick Response Program (VQRP) -- immediate assistance with emergency expenses related to the incident, including emergency home safety, accommodation, meals, transportation, dependent care costs, counselling, cellular phones, vision care, crime scene cleanup, and funeral expenses * no direct reimbursement to victims
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Meetings 3rd Wednesday night of each month (attendance is mandatory)
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Ages: 21 year(s) and up 
 
Victims of crime and tragic circumstances * VQRP -- victims of violent crime who have no other financial resources
Application Referral by police, emergency services, community agency or self referral
Languages English ; Chinese; Interpreters used for all other languages
Fees None
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
16775 Yonge St, Unit 200B
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8J4
Accessibility Unknown
Service Categories Crime Victim Compensation ; General Crime Victim Assistance ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Crime Victims ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Traffic Accident Victims ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Workplace Accident Victims ; Mobile Devices ~ Crime Victims ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Crime Victims ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Traffic Accident Victims ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Workplace Accident Victims

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