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Find your strength.
Find your voice.

We acknowledge that Thunder Bay is built on the traditional territory of the Anishinabek, which includes the Ojibwa of Fort William First Nation, signatory to the Robinson-Superior Treaty of 1850. We also acknowledge the contributions of the M├ętis peoples.

We provide confidential support, education and referral services to victims of crime and tragic circumstances.

About Us

Thunder Bay and Area Victim Services provides immediate emotional support, practical assistance, information and referrals to individuals victimized by crime or tragic circumstance.

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Our Services


Victim Services workers are on-call 24/7 365 days to support emergency response personnel, community partners and self-referred individuals for on-scene interventions
when possible. We may attend a home, hospital, crime scene or police station for crisis interventions when requested by Police and safe to.   All calls are responded to within 20 minutes if the responder is on the line with another caller.

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Volunteer Program

In the midst of trauma and tragedy, many individuals feel overwhelmed, alone and scared. By volunteering with our organization, you will be able to assist individuals through emotional and practical support. Our volunteers provide support depending on their availability and comfort levels. Volunteers never attend calls alone and are provided with ongoing training and support.

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Thank you to the contribution of the Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant Fund 2022-23 for assisting us in modernizing the volunteer process.


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Thunder Bay & Area Victim Services is a non-profit organization. We graciously accept community support from volunteers and donations from the community. Online donations can be made via Canada Helps. It’s safe. It’s secure. It’s simple.

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