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Ottawa. City Operations - Ottawa Police Service - Victim Support Unit

Record #: 68973194 |  Last Full Update: 1 Dec 2021

Description and Services
Description (Service) 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
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-10 pm, Sat-Sun 11 am-8 pm
Eligibility Victims of crime or tragic circumstances
PIRV+ -- victims, immediate family members and witnesses immediately following the commission of a violent crime
Languages English, French
Application Referral by police, emergency services, community agency or self referral
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa
Address

245 Greenbank Rd
Ottawa, ON K2H 8K9
Canada

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-236-1222 ext 2223
Crisis 613-230-6211
TTY 613-760-8100
Email victimcrisisunitintake@ottawapolice.ca
Website https://www.ottawapolice.ca/en/about-us/victim-support-unit.aspx
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