Victim Quick Response Program (VQRP)

VQRP provides victims of violent crime in the province of Ontario who require immediate assistance that cannot be obtained through other sources.

  • Homicide (including attempted murder)
  • Serious physical assault
  • Domestic violence 
  • Sexual assault
  • Hate crime
  • Human trafficking 

Program objectives:

  • Provide assistance to the victims in the immediate aftermath of a violent crime
  • Lessen the impact of violent crime through immediate support services
  • Increase the immediate safety of victims.

VQRP provides financial assistance for four immediate needs:

Emergency Expenses:

  •   Emergency Home Safety Expenses (including cellular phones)
  •   Emergency Transportation Costs
  •   Emergency Child Care & Dependent Care for Elderly or Special Need Dependents
  •   Emergency Accommodation, Meals and Personal Care Items
  •   Emergency Vision Care
  • Crime Scene Cleanup

Funeral Expenses

Counseling Services

Access to Counselling Services

  • Transportation expenses for victims living in rural/remote areas
  • Expenses for victims with disabilities