**We are accepting applications for Volunteer Crisis Responder until August 16, 2015. The entire process is expected to be completed by December 2015 with successful applicants beginning training in January 2016.**
Individuals interested in applying to be a Volunteer Crisis Responder with the Halton Regional Police Service are encouraged to apply online.**
The Halton Regional Police Service Victim Services Unit is comprised of trained volunteers who provide emotional support and community referrals to victims of crime and tragedy throughout Halton Region.
Victim Services Crisis Response Team volunteers are equipped to respond to crisis situations and are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week when requested by a Halton Regional Police Service officer.
A Victim Services Unit office is located in each of the Service's four Divisions.
When called upon, Halton Regional Police Service Victim Services Unit volunteers report to incident scenes, hospitals or where required and provide immediate crisis assistance to serious incidents involving a broad spectrum of physical/psychological trauma, including:
HRPS Victim Services Unit volunteers may also be required to provide emotional support, explain police and/or court procedures, and/or provide referrals to community agencies.
For more information about the Halton Regional Police Service Victim Services Unit, contact:
Victim Services Unit Administrator
905-825-4777 ext. 4805
Victim Services Unit Coordinator
905-825-4777 ext. 5239
1151 Bronte Road,
For confidential inquiries, contact:
Victim Services Support:
Should you or someone you know urgently require the services of the Halton Regional Police Service Victim Services Unit, contact:
Note:Requests of this nature will only be dealt with via telephone.
Victim Quick Response Program
The Victim Quick Response Program provides timely financial assistance to victims of violent crime when financing cannot be obtained through other sources. It is designed to support victims in the immediate aftermath of a violent crime, to lessen the impact of the event, and to increase a victim’s level of safety. It is intended to help contribute to the costs of counselling, funeral and emergency expenses including crime scene cleanup. This support is available to victims of homicide, attempted murder, serious physical assault, sexual assault, domestic violence, human trafficking and hate crimes.
For more information, contact:
Victim Quick Response Coordinator