City of Red Deer

Victim Services

Help for Victims of Crime.

Financial Assistance

Financial aid may be available to crime victims for emergency safety and security expenses, court attendance expenses, and access to psychological support following injuries incurred during the offense.

  • Serious Injury Benefit

    Those who suffer serious injuries as a result of crime and require daily assistance. Click here for more information.

  • Death Benefit

    In this case, the funeral expenses of victims who died as a result of violent crime are reimbursed. Click here for more information.

  • Emergency assistance

    Following a violent crime, financial assistance is available to assist with losses and damages relating to security and safety. Click here for more information.

  • Court Attendance Expenses

    Reimbursement for expenses related to court attendance for specified events, such as sentencing or providing a victim impact statement. Click here for more information.

  • Counselling

    Immediate access to short-term supports to assist in dealing with the psychological impacts related to specified Criminal Code offences. Click here for more information.

Eligibility for all assistance programs is at the sole discretion of the Victims of Crime Assistance Program and are subject to change without notice.

For more information, please click on the links above or contact your local Victim Services Unit.


Victims needs to be pay special attention to the program deadlines for application. They can range from 45 days to 2 years from the date the crime occurred.

Red Deer City Victim Services Unit

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Red Deer Victim Services Unit