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Victim Services of Kingston and Frontenac

Site: Kingston

Service: Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario

Alternate Name CV19 ; HT1 ; HT2 ; OCR ; Support Link ; SupportLink ; VCAO ; VCARS ; Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Services ; Victim Quick Response Program Plus ; Victim Quick Response Program+ ; Victim Services ; VQRP+
Former Name Frontenac Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Service
Legal Name Victim Services of Kingston and Frontenac
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Kingston
Address & Map
Kingston Police Headquarters
705 Division St
Kingston, ON K7K 4C2
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Intersection Division St and Barbara Ave
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Physical Access Fully Accessible - office ; may vary: interventions may occur on-scene
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (April 30, 2020): Program still running

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 COVID-19 Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Emergency Service Personnel Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Kingston
Eligibility Victims of crime and tragic circumstances * VQRP -- 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 ; French ; Interpretive Services - can be arranged
Fees None
Service Categories Case/Care Management ~ Crime Victims ; Crime Victim Compensation ; Crime Victim Compensation ~ Victims of Human Trafficking ; General Crime Victim Assistance ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Crime Victims ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Crime Victims
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-548-4834
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 613-547-6674
Primary Executive Paula Laughlin, Executive Director
Alternate Executive Michael Munger, Executive Assistant
Other Details
Established 1987
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General
Print Material Pamphlets * Information Packages
Resources Website
Accreditation No * Staff certified by their respective Professional Associations

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