When crime or trauma touches your life, Victim Services is here to help
with support and information.
Who Does Victim Services Help?
Victim Services provides assistance to individuals, households and businesses who have been victimized by crime and/or trauma, such as:
Ø Sexual assault
Ø Break and Enter
Ø Sudden death
Ø Suicide/attempted suicide
Ø Serious motor vehicle incident
How Can I Get Help?
The investigating officer or another agency may refer you to Victim Services or you can contact Victim Services directly at 604.393.3020.
Victim Services is located at the
Chilliwack Community Policing Office at:
Office hours are Monday – Friday
What Services Are Available?
If you have been victimized, Victim Services can help in the following areas:
Victim Services is available to listen to your concerns as well as provide you with support and information on what to expect when dealing with a sudden trauma.
Victim Services can explain the steps involved in the police investigation and keep you up to date on the status of your case. The Victims of Crime Act gives you the right to receive information including general information about the justice system, Victim Services and applicable legislative acts all of which Victim Services can provide.
Court Information and Services
Victim Services can provide you with court updates and case specific information as well as explain the court process. Victim Services can liaise with Crown Counsel on your behalf and assist you in the completion of your Victim Impact Statement. Witness preparation and court accompaniment is also available if required.
Crime Victim Assistance Program
(formerly Criminal Injury Compensation)
A victim of crime, immediate family member and/or witness of specific crimes may be eligible for financial compensation. Victim Services can provide you with program information and application forms as well as assist in completing the forms.
If you require specialized assistance, Victim Services can direct you to the appropriate community agencies.
Crisis Intervention Service
Victim Services is available to respond to a crime scene or trauma, at the request of the police, to offer immediate support. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Help is only a phone call away.
How Do I Become Involved with Victim Services?
The Victim Services program is managed by paid staff and dedicated volunteers from the community who provide resources and assistance to clients.
If you have superior interpersonal and communication skills and are looking for a challenging opportunity to contribute to your community, Victim Services is for you! Volunteers must be:
19 years old or older
be able to pass an enhanced security clearance
have a valid driver’s license
be able to volunteer a minimum of 4 hours per week on a consistent basis for at least 1 year
Volunteers receive extensive training. To inquire about volunteering with Victim Services, please contact the Program Manager at 604.393.3026.
The Chilliwack RCMP Victim Services Program is a police based program administered by the Chilliwack Community Policing Society with funding from the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General Victim Services and Crime Prevention Division and the City of
The program is also generously supported by the local community.
If you wish to make a donation please contact the Program Manager at 604.393.3026.
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