Partners

As well as benefiting victims, the program also has potential benefits to other community stakeholders:

Emergency Service Personnel

  • Allows officers the ability to rapidly respond to other pending crises
  • Decreases repeat calls
  • Provides officers with accurate and comprehensive information about available community resources and services
  • Fosters cooperation with, and enhances relationships with emergency services
  • Provides satisfaction that the victims’ needs are being met
  • Provides feedback to the officer on the outcome of the assistance provided to the victim.

North Simcoe Victim Services works in conjunction with the following organizations:

  • Orillia OPP Detachment
  • Rama Police Service
  • City of Orillia Fire Department
  • Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital
  • County of Simcoe EMS

Community

  • Improves coordination between community resources/services and emergency personnel
  • Provides an opportunity for community members to become positively involved in the criminal justice system
  • Helps to mobilize crime prevention efforts with the community
  • Assures the community-at-large that victim needs are being addressed

Community Partners:

  • Canadian Red Cross
  • Couchiching Jubilee House
  • Green Haven Shelter for Women
  • Housing Resource Centre
  • Lighthouse Shelter
  • Housing Resource Centre
  • Orillia and District Literacy Council
  • The Sharing Place
  • Salvation Army Family Services
  • Churches and Faith communities