Ponoka RCMP Victim Services
Who we are

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Ponoka Victim Services
(located in the Ponoka RCMP Detachment)

Contact Information:  
Executive Director – Kristi Motley 

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What we do

Ponoka Victim Services Association is committed to providing support for all victims of crime and tragedy in a caring, compassionate and prompt manner.
We work with the RCMP to provide:

  • Information, support, and referrals
  • Crisis intervention and follow-up
  • Court orientation/support
  • Public education
  • Crime prevention
  • Emergency Preparedness

Our volunteer Advocates are genuinely interested in helping others and are committed to providing support for all victims in a caring, compassionate and prompt manner. They are team players with strong communication and problem solving skills who are dedicated to maintaining confidentiality and security. An Advocate has to be 18 years of age or older and able to pass an RCMP security clearance.

The unit operates under the direction of a volunteer Board of Directors composed of local community members. 

We are always looking for volunteer advocates and board members!
 403-783-6539

A victim is anyone who is experiencing emotional or physical responses as a result of crime or tragedy such as:

  • Homicide
  • Suicide/attempted suicide
  • Assault
  • Sexual assault
  • Domestic violence
  • Sudden death
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Missing persons
  • Robberies/property crime
  • Home or business break and enter

Some of the needs of a victim might be:

  • Referral to Counseling/emotional support
  • Referral to agencies 
  • Transportation
  • Development of safety plans and protection measures
  • Crime prevention information
  • Assistance in applying for financial restitution/benefits
  • Assistance in the return of stolen property
  • Information on case progress
  • Court orientation and support

Other organizations and programs that we work closely with and refer to:

Ponoka FCSS - 403-783-4462
Ponoka Food Bank – 403-783-5910
Child Abuse Hotline - 1-800-387-KIDS (5437)  Children and Youth › Programs and Services
Ponoka Youth Centre - www.ponokayouthcentre.com/
Central Alberta Women’s Shelter - www.cawes.com
Alberta Income Assistance- http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/audiences/families/benefits.shtml
Low-income Housing - http://www.programs.alberta.ca/Living/9549.aspx?N=770&Ns=9550+9851
Boys & Girls Club - www.wetaskiwinyouth.ca

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Contact us

Address:  Box 4068 Ponoka, Ab T4J 1R5
Phone: 403-783-6539
Fax: 403-783-2840
Email: ponokavictimservices@shaw.ca

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