Victim Services of York Region

Site: Newmarket, Yonge Street

Record Details
Alternate Name SupportLink ; VCAO ; VCARS ; Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Services ; Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario
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
Primary Contact Deb Phillips, Manager Volunteer Program; Phone: 905-953-5363; Email:
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) Works in partnership with York Regional Police, O.P.P. and Fire Services to provide 24 hour emotional support and crisis response to persons victimized by crime or tragic circumstance * programs include on-scene response, telephone crisis response, community collaboration, support link * domestic violence * family occurrences * sexual assault * assault * robbery * fire * break & enter * homicide * sudden death * traffic accidents * property crimes/damage * criminal harassment *fatal motor vehicle accident 
On-site crisis intervention * safety planning * referrals to community services * provision of cellular telephones for eligible victims * enhanced support for vulnerable victims 
Assistance with application to Victim Quick Response Program (VQRP) -- immediate assistance with emergency expenses related to the incident, including accommodation, meals, transportation, dependent care costs, counselling and funeral expenses
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Meetings 3rd Wednesday night of each month (attendance is mandatory)
Areas Served York Region ; Markham, Newmarket, Vaughan, Aurora, King, Georgina, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Thornhill, Richmond Hill
Eligibility Ages: 21 year(s) and up 
Victims of crime and tragic circumstances
Application Self referral or referral by police, emergency services or other service provider
Languages English ; Chinese; Interpreters used for all other languages
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
16775 Yonge St, Unit 200B
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8J4
Accessibility Unknown
Service Categories General Crime Victim Assistance