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Free Confidential Practical Assistance for Victims of Crime and Tragic Circumstances in Elgin County
Victim Services Elgin provides assistance and referrals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for victims of crime and tragic circumstances in St. Thomas, Aylmer, and all communities within Elgin County.
A victim is any person whose life has been affected by a criminal act, traumatic event or disaster, regardless of the severity. Witnesses to tragedy may also experience trauma reactions, even if the victim is unknown to them. Secondary victims may include the victim’s children, siblings, partner, spouse, co-workers and friends. Someone does not have to be physically harmed to experience emotional reactions to a devastating event. These reactions vary in intensity and duration.
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Highly trained volunteers, and staff are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist victims, and every person, affected by crime, or tragic circumstances in Elgin County.
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Written complaints may be sent to Victim Services Elgin at 104 – 613 Talbot Street, St. Thomas, ON N5P 1C6 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Verbal complaints may be made by phone to 519-631-3182