Victim Services of York Region

Service: Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario

Record Details
Alternate Name HT1 ; HT2 ; Support Link ; SupportLink ; VCAO ; VCARS ; Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Services ; 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
Primary Contact Deb Phillips, Manager Volunteer Program; Email:
Primary Executive Jason Ladd, Board Chair; Phone: 905-953-5363
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General's Victim Service Division ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - United Way Greater Toronto ; Foundation - Trillium
Description (Service) On-site early intervention and crisis intervention * safety planning * referrals to community services * enhanced support for vulnerable victims * assistance with applications to VQRP * 10 week support group for suicide bereavement * support group for homicide survivors (inactive)

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 * additional assistance for victims of human trafficking include replacement of government documents, storage locker, dental, tattoo removal, and treatment at a recovery facility * no direct reimbursement to victims
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Meetings 3rd Wed night of 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 * call 905-953-5363 for suicide bereavement group
Languages English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Dutch ; Farsi ; German ; Italian ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Ukrainian ; Urdu ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
16775 Yonge St, Suite 207
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8J4
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Intersection Yonge St and Mulock Dr
Mailing Address PO Box 93339 
16640 Yonge St, Unit 1 
Newmarket, ON L3X 0A1
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Service Categories Case/Care Management ~ Crime Victims ; Crime Victim Compensation ; Crime Victim Compensation ~ Victims of Human Trafficking ; General Crime Victim Assistance ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Crime Victims ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Crime Victims


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