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.
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.
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).
Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Strategy
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: