Halton Regional Police Service

Site: Oakville - Oak Walk Dr - Victim Services Unit

Service: Victim Quick Response Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-825-4747 ext 5239
TTY Phone 1-800-990-8199
Crisis Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 9-1-1
Fax 905-825-9416
E-Mail VictimServices@haltonpolice.ca
Website https://www.haltonpolice.ca/about/victimservices/index.php
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/#!/HaltonRegionalPoliceService
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/halton-regional-police-service
RSS RSS: www.haltonpolice.ca/about/media/media_release_rss.php
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/HaltonPolice
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/HaltonPolice
Primary Contact Kim Clark, Coordinator Victim Services Unit; Phone: 905-825-4747 ext 4805; Email: kimberley.clark@haltonpolice.ca
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville Uptown Core
Address & Map
Halton Regional Police Service - 20 Division
95 Oak Walk Dr
Oakville, ON L6H 0G6
 
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Intersection Trafalgar Rd and Dundas St E
Mailing Address c/o Noreen Heaney
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name HRPS ; Victim Services Unit ; VQRP ; VSU
Agency Information
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Regional / Municipal
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Comprised of trained volunteers who provide emotional support and community referrals to victims of crime and tragedy throughout Halton Region.  
 
* volunteers are equipped to respond to crisis situations and are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week when requested by a police officer 
* a Victim Services Unit office is located in each of the Service's four divisions  
 
Key activities: 
When called upon, volunteers report to incident scenes, hospitals or where required and provide immediate crisis assistance to serious incidents involving a broad spectrum of physical/psychological trauma, including: 
* sudden death  
* homicide and suicide  
* assault, including sexual assault  
* domestic violence  
* elder abuse  
* robberies  
* motor vehicle collisions  
 
Victim Quick Response Program -- 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 
 
* volunteers may also be required to provide emotional support, explain police and/or court procedures, and/or provide referrals to community agencies
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm * access to unit Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility VQRP - victims of violent crime who have no other financial resources
Application VQRP - referral by police, emergency services, community agency or self referral
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Crime Victim Accompaniment Services ; Crime Victim Compensation ; Crime Victim/Witness Counselling ; General Crime Victim Assistance ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Crime Victims ; Mobile Devices ~ Crime Victims ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Crime Victims

Agency Overview


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