Services

The Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime strives to support victims of crime by:

  • assisting victims of crime in obtaining services and accessing resources;
  • working with all levels of government in Canada to provide submissions, presentations, information and recommendations in respect of the interests of victims of crime;
  • conducting workshops and presentations at colleges, universities, community events, and conferences in respect of the issues affecting victims of crime;
  • acting as a resource centre for victims of crime by providing understanding and knowledge of the Canadian Criminal Justice System, and disseminating that knowledge to the public through reports in the media, social media, the Corporation’s monthly newsletter and its web site;
  • conducting research in the field of victimology in order to offer quality resource materials to victims of crime, service workers across Canada and the public;
  • liaising between victims of crime and various police services and associations which provide assistance and support to victims of crime;
  • promoting and enhancing the interaction and exchange of information and perspectives among agencies and groups within the Canadian Criminal Justice System, and the international victim services community; and
  • providing long-term support and assistance to the next of kin of fallen officers in Canada and coordinating events for families attending the annual Canadian Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Service to honour their fallen loved ones.