Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General. Financial Assistance for Families of Homicide Victims Program

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Financial Assistance for Families of Homicide Victims Program has wound down and is no longer accepting new applications.
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-212-9164
Toll Free Phone 1-855-467-4344
E-Mail INFO-FAFHV-VVPD@ontario.ca
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/financial_assistance_for_families_of_homicide_victims/
Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Time limited initiative of the Ontario Government will provide up to $10,000 per homicide to eligible applicants
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Homicide (includes first and second degree murder, and manslaughter) must have occurred in Ontario on or after January 1, 2006 * applicant must reside in Ontario and be the victim's parent, or spouse at the time of the homicide * the victim must not have contributed to his or her death through criminal activity or other behaviour that could reasonably have been expected to lead to the homicide * applicant must not have a conviction or any pending charges related to the homicide, and must not have been found to have contributed to the homicide * pain and suffering awards from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) taken into consideration
Application For homicides that occur on or after January 1, 2018, applications must be received by February 28, 2019

Application form and guide available on the website * up to 3 applicants can apply on one form (two parents and one spouse, for example) * applicants should provide the CICB file number, if available * basic information on the homicide victim is required * applicants are asked to identify other potential eligible applicants * copy of documents proving relationship to the homicide victim and Ontario residency required * original signed application form must be mailed (electronic or faxed copies not accepted)

For homicides that occurred from January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2017 applicants may still be eligible * call to inquire
Languages English ; French
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
Toronto, ON
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Mailing Address 18 King St E, 7th Flr 
Toronto, ON M5C 1C4
Physical Access Not Applicable
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Emergency / Crisis
HCSD Sub Heading Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Victims of Crime Support Programs
Service Categories Crime Victim Compensation ~ Families/Friends of Murder Victims

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