Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-326-2900
Toll Free Phone 1-800-372-7463
TTY Phone Bell Relay Service 1-800-855-0511
Fax 416-326-2883; 1-844-249-1619
Website www.sjto.ca/cicb
Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Administers Compensation for Victims of Crime Act * payments may be awarded for pain and suffering, lost pay due to inability to work, loss of support for dependants as a result of the victim's death, support of a child born as a result of rape, medical expenses, funeral expenses, other related costs * part of Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General

For applications not yet decided by the Board, maximum single payment amount has been increased to $30,000 from $25,000 and pain and suffering award has been capped at $5,000
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Victims of crimes of violence occurring in Ontario that result in personal injury or death * crime must be an offence under the Canadian Criminal Code * any offence involving a motor vehicle is excluded, unless the vehicle was used as a weapon of assault
Application Apply within two years of crime, whether or not assailant has been apprehended or convicted * two year limitation does not apply for domestic or sexual violence crimes * extension possible in some circumstances * call, write or visit website for application form

Criminal Injuries Compensation Board will continue to process applications and hear cases until a cut-off date for new applications comes into effect, date to be determined
Languages English ; French ; interpreters or translators for other languages available for scheduled hearings, including American Sign Language interpreters * telephone interpretation in other languages
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
655 Bay St, 14th Fl
Toronto, ON M7A 1E5
 
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Intersection Bay St and Dundas St W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
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

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