Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Victim Support Line Toll-free 1-888-579-2888 -- Toronto area 416-314-2447
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-325-8237
Toll Free Phone 1-866-289-1667
Fax 416-212-1311
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/programs.asp#vwap
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
700 Bay St, 3rd Fl
Toronto, ON M5G 1Z6
 
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Intersection Bay St and Gerrard St W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name MAG ; Ministry of the Attorney General ; Victim Assistance Program ; Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund ; VVFF ; VWAP
Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Information and assistance to support participation in the criminal court process * services begin once police have laid charges and continue until the court case is over * case-specific information Ontario Review Board hearing dates (court dates, bail conditions) * court preparation * needs assessment * emotional support * crisis intervention * referrals to community agencies 
 
Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund -- financial and court-based supports to enable victims of crime and families of homicide victims to attend court * travel arrangements and expenses * language interpretation * real-time captioning or other equipment for victims with disabilities
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Victims and witnesses of intimate partner abuse/domestic violence, child physical and sexual abuse, sexual assault (including historical sexual assault and human trafficking) * families of homicide victims, families of motor vehicle fatalities * elderly victims, victims with disabilities, victims of hate crime * Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund – eligibility determined on case-by-case basis – speak with V/WAP staff * services available only while a matter is before the Ontario Review Board
Application Referral by police, Crown Attorney, community agency, or self-referral
Languages English ; French ; interpreters for other languages
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Crime Witness Support ; General Crime Victim Assistance

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