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Head office located in Marathon
  • Volunteers receive in-depth and comprehensive training and provide support to victims of crime
  • A number of VCAO sites provide support to victims of traumatic events and disasters such as sudden death, fire and natural disasters
  • VCAO programs work in partnership with local police and emergency services
  • VCAO programs are managed by volunteer community boards of directors
Organization: Superior North Victim Services - Manitouwadge  
Phone Numbers: 807-826-4171
Toll-Free: 1-888-822-7792
Fax: Marathon office: 807-229-8894
Box 3035
Manitouwadge, ON
P0T 2C0
1 Healthcare Cres, 1st Fl
Intersection: Shebandowan Ave and Manitou Rd
Accessibility: Partially Accessible    Partially Accessible
Hours: Office Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon
Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Service Description: Located on Shebandowan Ave near Manitou Rd

  • Offers on-site early intervention and crisis intervention
  • Provides safety planning, referrals to community services, provision of cellular telephones for eligible victims
  • Offers system navigation for vulnerable victims

  • Victim Quick Response Program
    • Provides immediate assistance with emergency expenses related to the incident, including:
      • emergency home safety
      • accommodations
      • meals
      • transportation
      • dependent care costs
      • counselling
      • cellular phones
      • vision care
      • crime scene cleanup
      • funeral expenses

    Note: there is no direct reimbursement to victims

    • Recruits individuals to provide support to victims
    • Provides individuals with specialized training at no cost

    Volunteers will:
    • Assist in developing a personalized safety plan for the victim
    • Provide information about legal assistance and programs
    • Offer referrals to long-term service providers within the community
    • Provide temporary practical and emotional support

    Fees: None
    Application: Referral by police, emergency services, community agency or self-referral
    Eligibility - Population(s) Served:
    • Victims of crime and tragic circumstances

    • Victims of violent crime who have no other financial resources

    • Individuals 18 years of age and over
    • Require a valid driver's license
    • Undergo mandatory screening
    • Available for three 12-hour shifts per month or equivalent
    Languages: English ; French ; Interpretive Services
    Area(s) Served: Thunder Bay District
    See Also: Crisis Intervention
    Victim Services

    This information was last completely updated on October 5, 2016

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