Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers on-site early intervention and crisis intervention 
  • Provides needs assessment, safety planning and referrals to community services 
  • Offers enhanced support for vulnerable victims 
  • Provides assistance with applications to VQRP+
 
Victim Quick Response Program+ (VQRP+) 
 
Provides 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 
  • funeral expenses
 
Additional assistance for victims of human trafficking includes: 
  • storage locker 
  • tattoo removal 
  • treatment at a recovery facility
 
Note: No direct reimbursement to victims for above supports 
 
Financial support also available for: 
  • victims who sustained serious physical injuries during a crime 
  • parents of child homicide victims 
  • spouses of homicide 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 Kapuskasing
Eligibility
  • Victims of crime and tragic circumstances
 
VQRP+ 
  • Victims, immediate family members, and witnesses in the direct aftermath of violent crimes
 
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 705-335-8468
Fax 705-337-6008
Website www.counsellinghks.ca
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Located In Community Kapuskasing
Address 29 Byng Ave, Unit 1
Kapuskasing, ON P5N 1W6
 
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Intersection Byng Ave and Hwy 11
Physical Access Unknown
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial