About Victim Services of Durham

About Us

We are a team of crisis intervention counsellors, prevention facilitators, advocates, students and volunteers who are committed to helping people in Durham Region who have experienced the unthinkable.

We are there when support is needed most

In the minutes, hours and days following a tragedy, we’re there. We help those who have lost a loved one, been a victim of a crime or trafficking, experienced online exploitation or who are leaving an abusive relationship. Watch our video to learn more about what we do.

What we believe in

Our vision:

A safe community where people are supported, empowered, and thriving.

Our mission:

We work to prevent violence through awareness and education. We collaborate with community agencies to provide rapid, trauma-informed support and advocacy for every person in Durham who has experienced crime or sudden tragedy.

Our amazing partners

Helping us reach more people to make a bigger impact.

Community Awards

Attorney General Victim Service
Awards of Distinction 2022
Community Builders
Award 2022

We can't do it alone

As a registered charity with a growing caseload, we need your help. Become a monthly donor and make sure everyone gets the support they need.


Contact us

Victim Services of Durham Region
605 Rossland Rd. E., Box 911 Whitby ON L1N 0B8
(905) 721-4226
1 (888) 579-1520 ext. 3400

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