Victim Services

Peace Regional Victim Services Society


Description
Offers services and assistance to victims of crime and trauma within the community.

Service provides:

  • services and assistance to victims of crime and trauma within the community

Includes:

  • emotional support to victims of crime or tragedy, their families, and friends
  • emotional support to witnesses of a crime or a tragedy
  • handouts on various topics including: break and enter, home and business security, personal safety, abuse issues, Dealing With the Loss of a Loved One (includes information on funeral arrangements, financial and legal information, the role of the Medical Examiner as well as grief and loss issues)
  • information on the criminal justice system
  • information regarding Restraining Orders, Peace Bonds, and Emergency Protection Orders
  • information and assistance with Victim Impact Statements, Requests for Restitution, and Financial Benefits Program
  • assistance in developing a safety plan for women and children in domestic violence situations or for sexual assault victims
  • court preparation for adults, children, and youth
  • court accompaniment and support for adults, youth, and children (victims / witnesses)
  • referrals to community resources based on the client's needs
  • information about probation and parole status after court disposition
Key Provider: staff, volunteer advocates
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • victims of crime or tragedy
  • who are residents within the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) detachment areas of Peace River, Grimshaw, McLennan, and Red Earth Creek
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, To access service:
  • a referral from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is required
Services to victims are usually provided in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) detachment or by telephone and through court accompaniment.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-624-6626
Web Site
http://www.peaceregionalvictimservices.ca
Languages
English - Interpretation available through the Government of Alberta's Can Talk program.
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit, Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
March 18, 2022
Address
Lot 153 Highway 88
Red Earth Creek, AB, T0G 1X0
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Tue
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Wed
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thu
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Fri
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM