VCARS training held periodically throughout the year
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VOLUNTEER CRISIS RESPONDERS NEEDED
Make a difference in someone’s life during a time of crisis.
Contact our Temiskaming Shores Office at 705-647-0096 or our Kirkland Lake Office at 705-568-2154 or via email
email@example.com for more information on becoming a volunteer.
Temiskaming & District Victim Crisis Assistance & Referral Service (VCARS)
is a non-profit, charitable organization that provides short-term crisis
support to victims of crime, tragic circumstance and disaster.
Specially trained crisis responders are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a
week, 365 days a year to provide emotional support, practical assistance and
referrals to community agencies. VCARS volunteers and staff work in
partnership with local police, fire and emergency services to ensure persons
affected by crime, tragedy and disaster receive immediate support and
Temiskaming & District VCARS operates under the Ministry of the Attorney
General, Ontario Victim Services Secretariat and has been serving the
Temiskaming District since 1997. Services are based on the concept of
"Neighbours Helping Neighbours" and are offered free of charge.