SERVICES

RRDVSP provides victims and clients with confidential emotional support, practical assistance, referral services, sexual assault counselling, and Victims Quick Response Program.
Emotional Support

 

Listening with respect and caring

 

Encouraging personal empowerment by supporting the individual to regain control of the situation

 

Validating feelings of vulnerability, betrayal, fear, violation, anger, and shock

Practical Assistance

 

Accompanying victims to the hospital, at home, or at the home of a friend or family member

 

Assisting with assorted tasks that may include but are not limited to creating a safety plan, packing a bag, preparing a list of stolen or broken property, doing a home safety check, etc.

 

Transportation to a hospital, their home ot that of a family or friend, or making arrangements for transport to emergency shelter

Referral Services

 

Volunteers and staff have access to a community resource list of services available in the Rainy River District.

 

This information is given to the victim during the time of crisis and may be accessible following a traumatic event.

Sexual Assault Counselling

 

Sexual Assault Counselling is available on a one-on-one basis as needed. This service is free to all victims of sexual assault. To find out more or to book an appointment please contact our office at (807) 274-5687.

 

For more information on sexual assault please visit our partner website, www.rrdsexualassaultnetwork.com 

Victim Quick Response Program (VQRP)

 

Victims of violent crime need effective and compassionate support in the immediate aftermath of a crime. That is why the government has established the Victim Quick Response Program.

 

This service responds to the most urgent needs of victims of violent crime.

 

RRDVSP on-call volunteers receive a phone call from emergency services and, with the permission of the victim, will travel to their location to provide comfort and assistance.

 

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