Category:Helping crime victims

Great Canadian Giving Challenge

Every dollar donated in June is a chance to win! As a tiny charity, we rely greatly on financial support from citizens across Canada to deliver our programs, like our Toll Free Information and Support Line (1-877-232-2610), our live chat service and our monthly drop-in support group for families of homicide victims. We cannot say thank you enough to our donors for the difference you make in the lives of survivors, many who contact us for emotional support, information resources and advocacy in their case. In June, if you donate to CRCVC as part of the Great Canadian Giving Challenge, we will have a chance to win $10,000 from Canada Helps. Click here to donate. All donations above $20 will be issued a tax receipt. THANK YOU!

Information for Canadians harmed in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 1, 2017

FBI Assistance for Victims of the Harvest Music Festival Shooting in Las Vegas:

The FBI Victim Services Division will arrange and pay for repatriation of deceased and injured victims from Las Vegas. They have a large team on the ground in Las Vegas and can help injured victims who need assisted transport or premium class airfare based on medical need, family/companion travel, etc. They can reimburse family members that traveled to Las Vegas. They will also be handling the association and return of personal effects. Individuals who were directly affected can also reach the FBI through this email address: LVFestivalAssist@fbi.gov or at https://www.fbi.gov/…/assistance-for-victims-of-the-harvest… . Victims can enter their information and someone will respond back to them as soon as possible.

Nevada Department of Administration Victims of Crime Program:

Canadians impacted by the Las Vegas tragedy should fill out an application with the  the Nevada Department of Administration Victims of Crime Program. Their contact information is: 702-486-2740 and the email address is applications@voc-net.com

Financial Assistance for Canadians Victimized Abroad:

Canadians who have been the victim of a serious violent crime in a foreign country may be eligible for financial assistance through the Victims Fund. As of April 1, 2007, financial assistance is available to individual Canadians who are victims of specified serious violent crimes in a foreign jurisdiction for serious situations of undue hardship where no other source of financial assistance is available. The Victims Fund may help cover various expenses where the victim has no other source of financial assistance, up to a maximum of $10,000. Visit here to apply or call 1-888-606-5111 or email.

The Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime offers support, research and education to survivors and stakeholders.

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