Our Vision

We believe those affected by crime and tragedy be treated with compassion and respect together with options unique to their needs to physically and emotionally be safe.

Our Mission

Victim Services of Durham Region offers a 7 day, 24 hour service to provide short-term immediate emotional and practical support to victims of crime or tragic circumstances.

Our Partnership

Victim Services of Durham Region is a not-for-profit community based agency that has a partnership between the community, Durham Regional Police Service, the Ontario Provincial Police and Ministry of the Attorney General.

About US

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We’re here to help, when people need us most.

Victim Services of Durham Region provides immediate crisis response, intervention and prevention services which are responsive to the needs of individuals, families and communities affected by crime and sudden tragedies.

Victim Services provides victims of any crime or tragedy with free and confidential supportive services aimed at early intervention. We provide police-referred, immediate (on-site or over the phone) and/or follow-up crisis intervention 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Helping 1 Person At A Time


Safety Plans


Community Referrals


Volunteer Hours

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Specially trained Volunteer Crisis Responders provide 24/7, 365 days a year on-scene and telephone support to victims of crime, and tragic circumstance.

Latest News

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