Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers on-site early intervention and crisis intervention 
  • Provides safety planning and referrals to community services 
  • Offers enhanced support for vulnerable victims 
  • Provides assistance with applications to VQRP
 
Victim Quick Response Program 
  • Provides 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 
    • funeral expenses
 
Additional assistance for victims of human trafficking include: 
  • replacement of government documents 
  • storage locker 
  • dental 
  • tattoo removal 
  • treatment at a recovery facility
 
Note: there is no direct reimbursement to victims 
 
Volunteers 
  • Recruits individuals to provide support to victims 
  • Provides individuals with specialized training at no cost
 
Volunteers will: 
  • Assist in developing a personalized safety plan for the victim 
  • Provide information about legal assistance and programs 
  • Offer referrals to long-term service providers within the community 
  • Provide temporary practical and emotional support
Hours Mon-Sun 9 am-9 pm
Areas Served Hearst
Eligibility
  • Children under the age of 16 must have a parent or guardian present 
  • Individuals affected by crime and/or tragedy
 
VQRP 
  • Victims of violent crime who have no other financial resources
 
Volunteers 
  • Individuals 18 years of age and over 
  • Require a valid driver's license 
  • Undergo mandatory screening 
  • Available for three 12-hour shifts per month or equivalent
Application Referral by police, emergency services, community agency or self-referral
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-372-1933
Fax 705-362-8920
Website www.counsellinghks.ca
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Primary Executive Andre Marcil, Executive Director
Located In Community Hearst
Address 1101 Front St
Hearst, ON P0L 1N0
 
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Intersection Front St and 11th St
Mailing Address Box 2248 
Hearst, ON P0L 1N0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General MAG)