The Victims of Crime Emergency Fund (VCEF) is designed to provide limited financial assistance to help victims of serious violent crime with their emergency needs.
There are 5 basic program criteria that need to be met before applying to this fund. They are:
-The victim of the serious violent crime is an NWT resident;
-The crime took place in the NWT;
-The applicant has not received funds for the same crime;
-Funds are to be spent in the NWT; and,
-There is an immediate need for emergency expenses.
Funding for this program is provided by the Department of Justice Canada.
For more information, please call your local Victim Services worker. You can also call the Manager of NWT Victim Services for more information.