Parry Sound Victim Services

Victim Services

District of Parry Sound Victim Services is a 24/7 Crisis Response and Referral agency, specializing in Victim Crisis. District of Parry Sound Victim Services is a non-profit organization working in a close partnership with Police, Fire, Emergency Services and other social service agencies to meet the short term needs of people who have fallen victim to crime, and tragic circumstances by providing emotional support, practical assistance, and referrals to community resources. Victim Services strives to help victims of crime and sudden tragedies to restore and enhance their quality of life while working to further prevent re-victimization.

Organization Information

Address: 25 Church St., Parry Sound, Ontario

Phone Number: 705-746-0508

Crisis Line: 705-938-1476

Text Number: 705-773-2970

Email: vcars@vianet.ca

Web: https://www.psvs.ca

Hours of operation: 24/7

 

Services Available:
VAW Counselling/Support Services
VAW Legal Support/Advocacy
VAW Crisis Line Support
Sexual Assault Individual Counselling Services
Support/service for children/youth who have experienced violence/abuse
Support/service for children/youth who have witnessed violence/abuse
Legal Services/Advocacy
Community-based advocacy services

Organization Located In: Rural (population 29,000 or less)

 

Languages Available: English

Translation Services: Yes

Initial Contact: In-person (walk in services), Text, Web-based chat, Phone

Ongoing Service Delivery: In-person, Text, Phone

Accessibility: Yes, fully

Gender-neutral Bathrooms: Yes

Childcare Services: No

Specialized/targeted Programming:
Children and Youth
Deaf Community
Francophone survivors
Indigenous survivors
LGBTQ+
Newcomer
Older Adults
People with Precarious Status
Perpetrators/Aggressors of violence/abuse/unsafe behaviours in relationships
Sex workers
Substance Users
Survivors of Exploitation and Human Trafficking
Two Spirited, Gender Diverse, Gender Non-Conforming and Trans Individuals

Inclusivity Policies: Trauma-Informed - Policy Includes Training, Sex-Work Positive – Policy Includes Training, Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression (Policy Includes Training), Trauma-Informed - Policy Includes Complaint Procedure, Harm Reduction (Policy Includes Training), Organization-wide capacity to provide responsive service to trans and non-binary individuals and communities

Transportation Costs Provided For: Emergency Transportation (to shelter)

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Services at a Glance

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