The 29th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival
Victim Services Toronto
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Campaign Ends June 30, 2017
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Proceeds of the 29th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival will support Victim Services of York Region AND Victim Services Toronto

 Victim Services of York Region and Toronto help victims in the immediate aftermath of crime and tragedies.  Operating 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, our programs and services help an average of 27,000 people each and every year.

Victim Services assist traumatized individuals, family members and witnesses on scene with local police in a variety 9-1-1- situations including but not limited to:

  • Domestic violence
  • Sexual assault
  • Stalking
  • Criminal Harassment
  • Abductions
  • Missing persons
  • Human Trafficking
  • Homicide
  • Elder Abuse
  • Fire or Carbon Monoxide Deaths
  • Suicide
  • Hate Crime
  • Assault/Aggravated Assault
  • Home Invasions
  • Sudden Death
  • Major tragic events/catastrophes
  • Workplace and motor vehicle fatalities

 

For vulnerable victims of major tragedies, services are tailored to the needs of each individual and include: emotional support, linking clients to counselling and community services, financial assistance (limited eligibility), assistance with arranging funerals or visitors visas, safety planning, personal safety devices (limited eligibility), accompaniment, other assistance with accessing a wide range of programs, services and resources.

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