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FAQ

What are the different programs and services offered to help victims of crime and tragedy?
We provide a variety of programs and services designed to help people cope with crime and tragic circumstance:

  • Around-the-Clock Crisis Intervention
  • Short Term Counselling
  • Court Advocacy
  • Scene Attendance
  • Transitional and Housing Support (T.H.S.P.)
  • Resources, Education, Advocacy and Community Help (R.E.A.C.H.)
  • South Asian Family Enrichment Program (S.A.F.E.)
  • Victim Quick Response Program (V.Q.R.P.)

Can Victim Services of Peel really help me?
Yes - Call and ask to speak to one of our counsellors today. Our crisis line is available 24 hours a day, every day at 905.568.1068.

Are donations tax deductible?
Yes! You can make a tax-deductible investment in Victim Services of Peel that will help fund the programs and services we provide to thousands of people each year. Call 905.568.8800 for more information and to make a donation.

Who donates to Victim Services of Peel?
A wide variety of corporations, associations and individuals donate to Victim Services of Peel. Their ongoing support ensures we have the resources to provide our vital services.

Why should I donate to Victim Services of Peel?
Your donation helps provide 24-hour, 365-days-a-year crisis support to persons victimized by crime or circumstance in all communities of Brampton and Mississauga. To donate, please call us at 905.568.8800 or click here to donate online.

How can I become a corporate donor?
Contact us today to learn about the important role your organization can play in providing help, healing and hope.

How do I become a volunteer for Victim Services of Peel?
Volunteers are a critical part of Victim Services of Peel. They help victims and their families heal. They also develop valuable skills in areas such as crisis intervention, court support, fundraising and more. Click here to learn more about becoming a volunteer.

What Student Placement Opportunities are Available at Victim Services of Peel?

Victim Services of Peel (VSOP) has a limited number of placement opportunities for College and University students who are in the final year of their program.

VSOP accepts resumes from students in their final year of the following programs: Bachelor of Social Work (BSW), Social Service Worker, Assaulted Women’s and Children’s Counsellor, and Criminology (for VSOP’s Bail Court Program).

VSOP has placement opportunities in the following programs: Crisis Response, Bail Court, Transitional Housing and Support, Safe Centre of Peel (SCoP) + Bail Court Support, Victim Quick Response Program (VQRP) – Human Trafficking, and the South Asian Family Enrichment (SAFE) Program.

If you are interested in a full school year placement (September – April), please forward your resume to info@vspeel.org by March 30 with ‘Student Placement Application’ in the subject line. Please indicate in your e-mail the days of the week that you will be available, and how many hours you need to complete.

Summer placements are only accepted for our Bail Court Program.

After reviewing your resume, we may call you to schedule a phone interview. If successful, the next step is an in-person interview. Successful candidates are required to pass a Police Records Check before they will be offered a placement.

No phone calls, please.

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