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Organization: Victim Services Wellington - Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario  
15 Wyndham St S
Guelph, ON
N1H 4C6
Intersection: Wyndham St S and Fountain St
Location: Guelph-Downtown
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * service Mon-Sun 24 hours - police referral
Executives: Elizabeth Kent - Executive Director
519-824-1212 ext 7205
Public Contacts: Carol Daly - Program Coordinator Wellington South
Guelph:519-824-1212 ext 7304 *
Raquel Hall - Direct Service Coordinator
Teviotdale:519-417-1235 *
Service Description: Community-based organization that assists police and emergency services to provide short term emotional support and practical assistance to victims of crime, trauma and tragic circumstances.

On-site early intervention and crisis intervention * safety planning * referrals to community services * enhanced support for vulnerable victims * assistance with applications to VQRP

Victim Quick Response Program (VQRP) -- 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, and funeral expenses * additional assistance for victims of human trafficking includes replacement of government documents, storage locker, dental, tattoo removal, and treatment at a recovery facility * no direct reimbursement to victims

Project Lifesaver: provides wrist transmitters to individuals who may wander due to cognitive impairment * suitable for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease, autism, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (VSW partners with Wellington County OPP and Guelph Police Service)

Spira Fire Victim Relief Fund: financial aid for those experiencing material loss due to a residential fire and are uninsured

Fees: Project Lifesaver: $400 initial charge for transmitter bracelet * $10 for battery replacement * fee assistance available - contact Victim Services for information
Application: Referral by police, emergency services, community agency or self referral

Project Lifesaver: contact Victim Services Wellington for information
Eligibility / Target Population: Victims of crime and tragic circumstances * VQRP -- victims of violent crime who have no other financial resources

Project Lifesaver: client must live in Guelph or Wellington County
Languages: English * Interpretive Services * Spanish
Area Served:
Guelph ; Wellington County  
See Also: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Victim Services

This information was last completely updated on October 2, 2018

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Updated October 2, 2018
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