Victim Services of Brant

Service: Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario

Record Details
Public Comments Covid-19 Update - In-person services suspended, all other services provided remotely

Service Details
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * after-hours access through Police Services Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Brant County ; Brantford ; Six Nations of the Grand River
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
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Brantford
Address & Map
Brantford Police Services
344 Elgin St
Brantford, ON N3T 5T3
Intersection Wayne Gretzky Pkwy and Elgin St
Mailing Address PO Box 1116 
344 Elgin St 
Brantford, ON N3T 5T3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description (Service) 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
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-752-3140
After Hours Phone Contact local Police Services and ask for Victim Services
Fax 519-752-3307
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Primary Contact Penny McVicar, Executive Director