Indigenous Victim Services

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Background

Indigenous Victims Services of Tyendinaga offers one-to-one confidential assistance in order to help victims in times of crisis by providing immediate onsite crisis, trauma, safety, and support services to victims of crime, crisis, and sudden tragedies.
Indigenous Victim Services of Tyendinaga was officially launched in August of 2018.

Overview

Contact Us

Indigenous Victim Services of Tyendiaga is available 24/7 including weekends and holidays. We strive to make ourselves effective and easily reachable by all members of our community. If you have comments or suggestions for how our services can be improved, please do not hesitate to contact us.
The following contact methods are available to reach IVS:
Emergency / After Hours: Call/Text 1-343-363-0318
Email: IVSCResponse@mbq-tmt.org
Facebook Messenger: @IndigenousVictimServicesTyendinaga
Administration / Business Hours Only: Call/Text 1-613-438-3517
Email: IVSC@mbq-tmt.org

Indigenous Victim Services of Tyendinaga offers 24 Hour Crisis Response, Cultural Healing, Safety Planning, Support, Advocacy, and Referrals for Ongoing Care to residents of Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory and First Nations, Inuit, or Metis residents of the surrounding communities.
IVS is a volunteer-driven Community Wellbeing Program of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, originally funded in 2018 in order to provide after-hours emergency crisis support and advocacy to the community. Funded through the Ministry of the Attorney General and the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians, IVS works closely with Victims Services and Victim Witness programs of Hastings County, Napanee, and Kingston, as well other mainstream services such as the Quinte Coordinating Committee Against Violence, the Ontario Provincial Police Sexual Assault Regional Collaborative Review Committee, and all services provided by Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte.

Programs & Services

Contact us if

You or someone you know has recently experienced:
Assault
Sexual Assault
Elder Abuse
Domestic Violence
Homicide
Missing Persons
Human Trafficking
Robbery
Harassment
Grief and Bereavement
Sudden Tragedy
Mental Health Crisis
Fire/Flood/Disaster

Our Services Include

24 Hour Crisis Response
Cultural Healing
Safety Planning
Support
Advocacy
Referrals for Ongoing Care

All services are customized to your needs.