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Victim Services

Being a victim of crime can be a difficult and stressful experience. Reactions such as fear, anger, confusion and anxiety are all feelings common to victims.

The Victim Service Section was established in 1982 to assist victims of crime and/or tragedy and their families by providing support, information and referrals to community support agencies.

To speak with someone in Victim Services, call (204) 986-6350 orĀ .

Community Resources for Victims of Crime.

Our Services

We are committed to giving victims timely and accurate information and referrals. Victim Service is comprised of the following: a patrol sergeant, constable, social worker and a volunteer coordinator. In addition we have approximately 40 volunteer caseworkers who reach out and contact those impacted by crime and tragedy.

We offer:

  • Emotional support
  • Information on your case
  • Help to understand the criminal justice system
  • Referrals to appropriate agencies
  • Home and hospital visits
  • Crime prevention information

We explain:

  • Normal reactions and feelings to being impacted by crime
  • Ways to cope with the trauma associated with being a victim of crime
  • Police procedures
  • The court process
  • How to ask the court to consider making a restitution order once the accused person has been found guilty
  • Court orders and what they mean

We assist:

  • By referring the victim to an appropriate support ageny
  • Ensuring victims are aware of thier rights as legislated by Manitoba Victims Bill of Rights and the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights

Resources

What to expect when attending court

Victim Rights

Our Volunteer Program

Find out about becoming a Victim Services Volunteer.

Find out about becoming a Community Volunteer.


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Last update: November 4, 2019