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Organization: Greenstone Victim Services  
Phone Numbers: 807-854-4357
After Hours: 807-854-5520 for Emergency Crisis Response Dispatch
Fax: 807-854-0703
Address:
PO Box 537
Geraldton, ON
P0T 1M0
Street
Address
:
108 First Ave NE
Geraldton
 
Intersection: Main St and First Ave NE
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Executives: Terri Horan - Executive Director
ed.gvs@bellnet.ca
Service Description: Provides immediate, short term crisis intervention services to individuals affected by crimes and tragedy

Located on First Ave NE near Main St

  • Provides immediate, short term crisis intervention services to individuals affected by crime and tragedy
  • Provides information and referrals to appropriate resources and services
  • Ensures victims receive and continue to receive support and assistance
  • Advocates on behalf of victims
  • Provides on-site or telephone assistance

  • Helps victims:
    • Cope with the impact of a traumatic event
    • Identify options and choices at a time when victims may need guidance and direction
    • Regain a sense of personal control
    • Return their life to a desired degree of stability
    • Validate emotions and reactions

    Provides support for the following types of occurrence:
    • Assault
    • Break and enter
    • Domestic violence
    • Elder abuse
    • Homicide
    • Motor vehicle accidents
    • Multi-casualty occurrences
    • Robbery
    • Sexual Assault
    • Sudden Death
    • Suicide

    Sexual Assault Counselling
    • Provides individual counselling to victims and their families

    Volunteers
    • 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:
    • Self referral or third party referral
    • Police and/or Emergency Services will arrange for services with a victim’s consent
    Eligibility - Population(s) Served:
    • Children under the age of 16 must have a parent or guardian present
    • Individuals affected by crime and/or tragedy

    Sexual Assault Counselling
    • Victims of sexual assault and their families

    Volunteers
    • 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
    Age: 16.00 years and older
    Languages: English ; French ; Ojibway
    Area(s) Served: Thunder Bay District
    See Also: Crisis Intervention
    Victim Services

    This information was last completely updated on July 12, 2016

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