Where can I find help?


The Victim Quick Response Program (VQRP) provides immediate assistance to victims of violent crime, including victims/survivors of sexual assault. 

Through this program, victims who have no other financial means can access the following services: 

•Emergency home repairs to secure premises for the immediate safety of victims 

•Cell phones to prevent revictimization 

•Emergency accommodation and meals where there are no secure housing options available 

•Emergency personal care items 

•Replacement of eyeglasses/contact lenses damaged or destroyed during the commission of a crime 

•Crime scene cleanup requiring specialized services 

•Counselling/traditional healing to provide short-term, early intervention support to help victims of 

serious crime. To find learn more about VQRP, please contact your nearest Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario Program in your area. You can locate this program by calling the Victim Support Line at: 

Toll-Free: 1-888-579-2888

Website: http://services.findhelp.ca/ovss/ 


The Criminal Injuries Compensation Board is an Ontario government agency that provides financial compensation to victims of a violent crime committed in Ontario. 

Toll-free: 1 800 372-7463

Website: www.cicb.gov.on.ca