RCMP VICTIM SERVICES

Based in the Courtenay RCMP Detachment, the Comox Valley RCMP Victim Services program works alongside the RCMP to provide support, information and referrals to victims of crime and trauma.

To access support or for more information call:

250-334-5979

Available Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

RCMP Victim Services offers the following supports/services to victims of crime:

Emotional Support

  • Assistance with understanding and mitigating the effects of trauma
  • Referrals and information on how to access community supports such as counselling
  • Crisis response and telephone follow-up after a critical incident
  • Assistance with reporting a crime
  • Safety planning

Court Support

  • Accompaniment to court proceedings or meetings
  • Liaising with police and Crown Prosecutors
  • Court orientation and witness preparation
  • Court updates and outcomes

Information and Practical Assistance

Under the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights, and BC’s Victims of Crime Act, you have the right to receive information about the services available to you, such as:

  • Information and assistance in applying for financial benefits for victims of crime
  • Information about the criminal justice system, and other related legislation
  • Current information on the status of the police investigation, and criminal prosecution
  • Assistance with preparing or presenting a Victim Impact Statement in court
  • Assistance with requesting court ordered restitution from the offender 

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice

 

Thank you for visiting Comox Valley Transition Society’s website. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have modified our operations to ensure the continued delivery of our services while protecting the health and well-being of our clients, donors, staff and volunteers.

Lilli House, Amethyst House, Connect and the Too Good To Be Threw thrift stores are all open. Counselling services are available by phone, videoconference or in-person socially distanced meetings. Group meetings are currently on hold until further notice.

Our office is open, though the door remains locked to the public. Should you wish to make an appointment or drop off a donation, please call us at 250.897.0511 and coordinate a time with our team.

Thank you for your patience, and remember: be kind, be calm and be safe.