Stephanie has been working with Victim Services for over 12 years. She started out as a volunteer, and then later became a victim support worker, the volunteer coordinator and is currently the Executive Director for LDVSU. Stephanie has a passion for supporting someone who has been a victim of a crime and helping them navigate the justice system while coping with trauma. Stephanie has been married for 19 years, has 5 children and spends her free time with family.
Danielle is the Volunteer Program Coordinator for LDVSU. Danielle has been with the Leduc Unit for almost year but has worked within Victim Services for five years. Danielle has always had a passion for helping people and feels very fortunate to be part of an amazing team that supports victims of crime and tragedy in our communities. Danielle enjoys camping, reading and spending time with her family.
Maddy has been a victim support worker with LDVSU for a year now, but began in the VSU world back in 2019. She has always been passionate about helping those in need and supporting victims of crime and trauma. Maddy has been dedicated with supporting victims through the criminal justice system. Maddy loves hanging out with friends, playing board games & watching her favourite TV show FRIENDS.
Kachuri has been a victim support worker with LDVSU for 3 years, but first got involved in this world during University in 2016. She finds it extremely rewarding to support victims, and will do whatever she can to help! Lately, Kachuri has also been managing LDVSU’s social media to connect with more people online. In her free time, Kachuri likes tending to her plants, thrifting, and travel!
Victim Services is an organization that provides free support, information and resources to victims of crime and trauma when they need it most. Whether it is a sudden death or a crisis, victim services units have staff and volunteers ready to help you navigate the next steps following any incident!
Leduc & District Victim Services is a policed based, non-profit, charitable society that works with Leduc, Beaumont, Devon, the Edmonton International Airport, Thorsby, and Breton RCMP Detachments to provide 24/7/365 assistance.
Our main office is located at the Leduc RCMP detachment, but we are often working out of our other detachments so as to meet you wherever is convenient. We know it takes a lot of courage to ask for help, so we will do what we can to make this process easier for you. We serve victims of all ages and backgrounds located in our service area to ensure you receive the help you need.
What do we offer?
For more detailed information about services we provide: CRISIS INTERVENTION COURT SUPPORT INFORMATION
Provide a highly skilled, compassionate level of service to any victim of crime or tragedy, through our dedicated and trained staff and volunteers.
Our Victim Service Unit is a policed based, non-profit, charitable society that works in partnership with the Leduc, Beaumont, Devon, Edmonton Int'l Airport, Thorsby & Breton RCMP detachments to provide Support, Information and Referrals to persons in Leduc County & Breton during their time of crisis, trauma or tragedy whether it is as a victim of a crime, sudden death or crisis.
Lessen the immediate impact of a crime on a victim. This can be done by alleviating stress on that victim by providing support, information, and referrals in time of crisis.
Help victims cope with the effects of crime by providing information on the following: their police file status, the court process and case disposition, Victim Impact Statements, police procedures, community resources, compensation application procedures (Restitution), and whatever else may be of help.
Focus on the prevention of further victimization through education of crime prevention techniques and provide encouragement to the victim.
To promote a positive liaison between the Police, the Court System and the Victim so that a better flow of information and support is created.
Provide ongoing public awareness through the promotion of existing programs.
To provide well trained volunteers who are able to maintain the integrity of and ensure confidentiality for all contacts with police, victims and the public at large.
CALL THE VICTIM SERVICES
OFFICE AT (780) 980-7232
MONDAY - FRIDAY:
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM