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Posted on: February 8, 2019

VSU Helps Profile 10: Victim Impact Statements, Financial Benefits, Restitution & Victims of Crime P

VSU Helps Profile 10: Victim Impact Statements, Financial Benefits, Restitution & Victims of Crime Protocol

What can VSU Advocates do with Victim Impact Statements, Financial Benefits, Restitution & Victims of Crime Protocol files?

Advocates are tra...

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Victim Services
Posted on: February 1, 2019

VSU Helps Profile 9: Bullying

VSU Helps Profile 9: Bullying

What can VSU Advocates do with Bullying files?

If you are experiencing bullying or know someone who is, you can call or visit the Victim Services office to receive support, information and referrals.  Victim Services c...

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Victim Services
Posted on: January 25, 2019

VSU Helps Profile 8: Sexual Assault

VSU Helps Profile 8: Sexual Assault

What can VSU Advocates do with Sexual Assault files?

Advocates will attend the scene or hospital as soon as possible, to provide assistance to you or your family. If Advocates are not required to attend at that time, they...

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Victim Services
Posted on: January 18, 2019

VSU Helps Profile 7: Serious Injury

VSU Helps Profile 7: Serious Injury

What can VSU Advocates do with Serious Injury files?

Advocates will assist the RCMP by providing support to secondary victims at the scene, hospital or on a follow up basis as necessary. Some Advocates are trained in Crit...

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Victim Services
Posted on: January 11, 2019

VSU Helps Profile 6: Elder Abuse &/or Elderly Victims

VSU Helps Profile 6: Elder Abuse &/or Elderly Victims

What can VSU Advocates do with Elder Abuse &/or Elderly Victims files?

The elderly can be considered a special needs group. Advocates may provide crisis intervention, information on victimization...

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Victim Services
Posted on: January 4, 2019

VSU Helps Profile 5: Domestic Violence

VSU Helps Profile 5: Domestic Violence

What can VSU Advocates do with Domestic Violence files?

Advocates can attend the scene after the accused has been removed. The Advocates can provide support, safety planning, agency referral, transportation to a safe p...

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Victim Services
Posted on: November 30, 2018

VSU Helps Profile 4: Death – Sudden Death & Death Notification

VSU Helps Profile 4: Death – Sudden Death & Death Notification

Thank you for your attention over the last month as we've shared these service profiles. We will return with another set of profiles following the holiday season. Have a safe and happy Dece...

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Victim Services
Posted on: November 23, 2018

VSU Helps Profile 3: Court Support

VSU Helps Profile 3: Court Support

What can VSU Advocates do with Court Support files?

The Court Support Worker will assist RCMP and the Crown’s Office with victims/witnesses who must testify in Court. Our Court Support Worker is trained in providi...

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Victim Services
Posted on: November 16, 2018

VSU Helps Profile 2: Break and Enter

VSU Helps Profile 2: Break and Enter

What can VSU Advocates do with Break and Enter files?

Advocates are sometimes requested by the RCMP to attend the scene of a Break & Enter. Usually, Victim Services will receive a referral from the RCMP at which time...

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Victim Services
Posted on: November 9, 2018

VSU Helps Profile 1: Assault

VSU Helps Profile 1: Assault

What can VSU Advocates do with Assault files?

Advocates will attend the scene or hospital as soon as possible, to provide assistance to you or your family. If Advocates are not required to attend at that time, they will phone yo...

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Victim Services