Nishnawbe Aski Nation

Site: Thunder Bay

Service: Victim Quick Response Program+

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Description & Services
Description (Service) 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
Hours Office hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Algoma District ; Cochrane District ; Kenora District ; Sudbury District ; Thunder Bay District ; Timiskaming District ; Nishnawbe Aski Nation communities in Treaty #9 and Ontario portion of Treaty #5
Boundaries East to the Quebec border, north to Hudson and James Bay, and west to the Manitoba border
Eligibility Victims, immediate family members, and witnesses in the direct aftermath of violent crimes
Application Referral by police, emergency services, community agency or self referral
Languages English ; Cree ; Ojibway ; Oji-Cree
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-625-4628
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-9952
Fax 807-623-7730
E-Mail vqrp@nan.on.ca
Website www.nan.on.ca
Site Location Within the Chapples Building at the Community Wellness Office
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address Chapples Building
101 Syndicate Ave N, 2nd Fl
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 3V4
 
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Mailing Address 100 Back St, Unit 200 
Thunder Bay, ON P7J 1L2
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG)