Victim Services Wellington

Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario

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Description
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.

Project Lifesaver: provides wrist transmitters to individuals who may wander due to cognitive impairment. Suitable for individuals living with Alzheimer's disease, autism, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (VSW partners with Wellington County OPP and Guelph Police Service).

Spira Fire Victim Relief Fund: financial aid for those experiencing material loss due to a residential fire and are uninsured.
Eligibility
Victims of crime and tragic circumstances.
VQRP+: victims, immediate family members, and witnesses in the direct aftermath of violent crimes.
Project Lifesaver: client must live in Guelph or Wellington County.
Application Process
Referral by police, emergency services, community agency or self referral.
Project Lifesaver: contact Victim Services Wellington for information
Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thu
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fri
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Service Mon-Sun 24 hours - police referral.
Office
519-824-1212 ext 7205
Web Site
Visit Website
Email
victim@vswguelph.on.ca
Address
15 Wyndham St S
Guelph, ON, N1H 4C6
Located in the Guelph Police Station.
Cross street: Wyndham St S and Fountain St; Guelph-Downtown.
Mailing Address
15 Wyndham St S
Guelph, ON, N1H 4C6
Canada
Languages
English, Spanish, Interpretive Services
Contact
Carol Daly, Program Coordinator Wellington South
Email: cdaly@vswguelph.on.ca
Phone: Guelph 519-824-1212 ext 7304
Fees
Program - Project Lifesaver: $400 initial charge for transmitter bracelet, $10 for battery replacement. Fee assistance available. Contact Victim Services for information.
Documents Required
Completed applications required.
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
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Copyright
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Last Updated On
September 29, 2021