Directory of Community Programs and Services in Barrie Ontario

Victim Services of Simcoe County

Site: Barrie

Service: Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario

Record #: BAR1543
Last Modified: 15 Apr 2024
Last Full Update: 11 Oct 2023

Contacts

Office Phone 705-725-7025 Ext 2120
After Hours Phone 1-866-923-3938
E-Mail info@VictimServicesSimcoe.ca
Website https://victimservicesofsimcoecounty.ca/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/victimcrisis
Primary Contact Marie McCallum, Executive Director; Phone: 705-436-2141 ext 2022; Email: mmccallumbps110@outlook.com

Addresses

Address & Map
Barrie Emergency Services Campus
110 Fairview Rd
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 8X8
Intersection Hwy 400 and Essa Rd
Mailing Address cVictim Services of Simcoe County; 
132 Commerce Park Dr, Unit K, Suite 122 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 0Z7
Physical Access Fully Accessible - elevators with audible indicator (Barrie Police Service)

Description

Description (Service)

Victim Quick Response Program+ (VQRP+) - program of last resort where no other available private or public resource is available

Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario - 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 eligible incident, may include 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 reimbursements are made to victims for the supports listed above
  • financial support is also available for victims who sustained serious physical injuries during a crime and for parents of homicide victims and spouses of homicide victims
Volunteer Description
  • Volunteers are minimum age of 21 years
  • Police Record clearances and immediate access to a cell phone and vehicle while on duty are required
  • mandatory training course is provided
  • volunteers must also commit to scheduling a minimum of four twelve hour on-call shifts per month
  • applications are available at the Victim Services office

Service Details

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
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
Eligibility Victims of crime and tragic circumstances

VQRP+ direct victims, immediate family members, and witnesses in the 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

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