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About

Our Mission

Victim Services Toronto provides trauma-informed support and advocacy in the moment for any person in Toronto who has experienced crime or sudden tragedy. We work to prevent violence through community engagement.

Our Vision

A thriving community where people are safe, supported and empowered. 

Our Values

Client Self-Determination
We believe that people receiving services from VST (clients) are the experts in their own lives. Clients will receive non-judgmental support from VST and will be encouraged to make their own decisions.
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
We value fair and equitable treatment of all clients, staff, students, volunteers, Board members and community partners at Victim Services Toronto. We value, respect and embrace diversity and inclusivity of people. At Victim Services Toronto we intentionally engage members of diverse groups to participate at all levels of the organization.
Respect
We treat members of our community with respect and dignity, regardless of differences.
Accountability
We believe that stakeholders have a right to information about our work. We strive for openness and transparency in all areas of work at Victim Services Toronto.
Positive and Healthy Work Environment
We value positive and healthy relationships in the work environment, and the health and safety of employees, volunteers and other visitors of Victim Services Toronto.