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Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth

Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth is dedicated to providing short-term emotional support, practical assistance and community referrals to victims of crime and tragic circumstance in partnership with community and emergency services.  Crisis Responders are available immediately to respond to requests for assistance from police officers, emergency service providers, or self-referrals by attending on-site or by telephone. Call the 24 Hour Contact Line at 1-866-376-9852. 



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Victim/Witness Assistance Program (V/WAP) - Owen Sound

V/WAP provides information and assistance to support participation in the criminal court process. Services begin once police have laid charges and continue until the court case is over.  Provided is case-specific information (court dates, bail conditions), court preparation, needs assessment, emotional support, crisis intervention and referrals to community agencies.  
This program applies to victims and witnesses of intimate partner abuse/domestic violence, child physical and sexual abuse, sexual assault (including historical sexual assault and human trafficking), families of homicide victims, families of motor vehicle fatalities, elderly victims, victims with disabilities, victims of hate crime. 

For information on the Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund – eligibility determined on case-by-case basis – speak with V/WAP staff.  Phone: 1-866-259-4823 519-376-8927 (519-376-VWAP).  



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The M’Wikwedong Native Cultural Resource Centre-Owen Sound-Grey-Bruce

Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy


  • Crisis Intervention
  • Advocacy
  • Culturally appropriate services
  • Support Groups

Referrals for

  • Shelters
  • Crisis Centres
  • Housing Options
  • Legal Services
  • Therapists
  • Health Services


  • Healthy Relationships
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Anger Management

 Phone: (519) 371-1147 Ext. 33   






YMCA Owen Sound – Community Initiatives

When someone in our community is facing difficult times, YMCA Community Initiatives works diligently to provide the necessary resources and supports that are needed to move forward in a positive direction. 

These initiatives include:

  • Housing Services
  • Community Justice
  • Youth in Transition Worker Program (YITW)
  • Youth Gambling Awareness Program (YGAP)