VICTIM SERVICES of PETERBOROUGH NORTHUMBERLAND (VSPN)
From infants to the elderly, violence affects people of all stages of life. Every day across Peterborough and Northumberland Counties, victims of crime and tragedy struggle to overcome the personal impact of domestic violence, sexual assault, homicide, break and enters, theft and fraud, sudden death, criminal harassment, assault, fire, and motor vehicle accidents. Agencies like VSPN seek to help rebalance the negative impact of violence by empowering and supporting victims on their journey to recovery.

OUR OBJECTIVES

  • To lessen the trauma of victimization
  • To help the victim cope with the impact of crime and tragedy
  • To encourage victims to connect with appropriate services
  • To provide advocacy and avoid secondary victimization
  • To recognize and support primary, secondary and tertiary victims