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Organization: Ah-Shawah-Bin Sioux Lookout/Lac Seul Victim Support Services  
Phone Numbers: 807-582-9800
Fax: 807-582-9855
Email: lssupportworker@tbaytel.net
Website: www.ahshawahbinvictimservices.ca
Address:
PO Box 1327
Sioux Lookout, ON
P8T 1B8
Street
Address
:
21 Second St
Hudson
 
Intersection: Second St and Hwy 664
Location: Located in the Lost Lake Drop-in Centre
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Executives: Shauntell Vincent - Victim Services Support Worker
Service Description:
  • 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
    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

    Services and Programs:

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

    VQRP
    • Victims of violent crime who have no other financial resources

    Volunteers
    • Individuals 18 years of age and older
    • A valid driver's license is preferred
    • Undergo mandatory screening
    • Available for three 12-hour shifts per month or equivalent

    Sexual Assault Counselling
    • Victims of sexual assault and their families
    Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
    Area(s) Served:
    Kenora District  
    See Also: Crisis Intervention
    Victim Services

    This information was last completely updated on June 16, 2017

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