A Victim Services worker is available based out of the Alexis Creek RCMP detachment. They work directly with police to provide emotional support, information and referrals to victims of all kinds of crime and trauma. They provide emotional support to victims, witnesses, and their family members, provide information and practical assistance, and can provide court support when needed.
Alexis Creek Police-based Victim Services
Phone: 250-394-4011 or 250-394-4211
Serving the communities of: Riske Creek, Big Creek, Hanceville, Stone, Nemiah, Anaham, Alexis Creek, Redstone, Tatla Lake and Kleena Kleene.
As a 24/7 first response crisis intervention program, the Victim Services program serves Alexis Creek and surrounding areas. Victim Services provides assistance free of charge to anyone who has been a victim of crime, including those individuals affected by a crime where the perpetrator is not identified or charged.
Police -based victim services programs provide a variety of services to victims of crime/trauma. These services may include:
- Crisis intervention on scene
- Emotional support on scene or over the phone to victims, witnesses and their family members
- General information
- Court orientation if you have to testify in court
- Practical assistance
- Referrals for counseling, legal services, financial assistance, etc.
- Assistance filling out forms such as Victim Impact Statements or Crime Victims Assistance Program forms
Alexis Creek Police-based Victim Services operates out of the Alexis Creek RCMP detachment. This program works closely with the RCMP to provide services to victims of all crime types including victims of:
- Break and entries
- Home invasions
- Suicide/suicide attempts
- Sexual assault
- Violence in relationships
- Natural disasters
- And other types of crime.
Victims of Crime Act
If you are a victim of crime in British Columbia the Victims of Crime Act give you the right to receive information about:
- Victim Services available to you
- Information about the criminal justice system
- Your rights to privacy
- The status of a police investigation and court proceedings
- Compensation for criminal injury
- The length of any sentence that the offender is serving and the date the sentence began