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Providing Support

No one expects to be affected by crime or tragedy


If you or someone you care for is affected by such events, you may experience a range of feelings:

  • Fear
  • Stress
  • Isolation
  • Anger
  • Helplessness
  • Shock
  • Violation
  • Self-doubt
  • Disbelief
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Hurt

 

Big Country Victim Services Association (BCVSA) provides support, information and referrals for adults and children affected by:Domestic Assault

  • Sudden Death
  • Theft
  • Family Violence
  • Motor Vehicle Collisions
  • Break and Enter
  • Sexual Assault
  • Assault
  • Fire and more
Our role is to reduce the impact you may experience from a crime or tragedy


Support

Big Country Victim Services Association (BCVSA) will listen, comfort and reassure you when the RCMP request our services and during follow up calls. We come to your home, on scene or meet you at the RCMP detachment. Big Country Victim Services Association (BCVSA) offers Court Support Services if you are required to make a court appearance.

Information

You will be given information to help you with your immediate concerns, with your case and through the criminal justice system when charges are laid. Big Country Victim Services Association (BCVSA) will ensure you receive timely information regarding:

  • Arrests
  • Court Dates
  • Lead Investigator
  • Victim Impact Statement
  • Financial Benefits
  • Requesting Restitution
  • Crime Prevention
  • Safety Planning
  • and more

Referrals

Big Country Victim Services Association (BCVSA) will connect you with community supports and provide referral services with other community agencies and organizations such as:

  • Counseling
  • Distress Center
  • Suicide Crisis Lines
  • Shelters
  • Medical Examiner
  • Social Services
  • Child & Family Services
  • Other Victim Assistance Units
  • and more

Drumheller Contact

Big Country Victim Services
P.O. Box 1030
75 Riverside Drive E.
DRUMHELLER, AB., T0J0Y0
403-823-4233

Hanna Contact

Big Country Victim Services
P.O. Box 1209
104 – 3rd Ave. W.
HANNA, AB., T0J1P0
403-823-4233

Oyen Contact

Big Country Victim Services
P.O. Box539
317 – 1st Ave E.
OYEN, AB., T0J0J0
403-823-4233