Ah-Shawah-Bin Sioux Lookout/Lac Seul Victim Support Services

Site: Hudson Office

Service: Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Service

Description & Services
Public Comments Sexual Assault Counselling available at the new satellite office located in Hudson at the Lost Lake Drop-in Centre, 21 Second St; call Shauntell at 807-582-9800 to make arrangements for an appointment
Description (Service)
  • Offers on-site early intervention and crisis intervention 
  • Provides safety planning, referrals to community services, provision of cellular telephones for eligible victims 
  • Offers system navigation for vulnerable victims
 
Victim Quick Response Program 
  • Provides immediate assistance with emergency expenses related to the incident, including: 
    • emergency home safety 
    • accommodations 
    • meals 
    • transportation 
    • dependent care costs 
    • counselling 
    • cellular phones 
    • vision care 
    • crime scene cleanup 
    • funeral expenses
 
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 Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Hudson ; Lac Seul First Nation ; Sioux Lookout
Eligibility
  • Victims of crime and tragic circumstances
 
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 ; Interpretive Services - For which languages?
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-582-9800
Fax 807-582-9855
E-Mail lssupportworker@tbaytel.net
Website www.ahshawahbinvictimservices.ca
Primary Executive Shauntell Vincent, Victim Services Support Worker
Site Location Located in the Lost Lake Drop-in Centre
Located In Community Hudson
Address 21 Second St
Hudson, ON P0V 1X0
 
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Intersection Second St and Hwy 664
Mailing Address PO Box 1327 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8
Physical Access Not Accessible ; Accessible ground level
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2003
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG) ; Donations