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Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Toronto, Court of Appeal of Ontario

Service: Victim/Witness Assistance Program

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Victim Support Line Toll-free 1-888-579-2888 -- Toronto area 416-314-2447
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-326-2655
Toll Free Phone 1-866-429-5955
Fax 416-212-6771
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/programs.php#vwap
Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Information, assistance and support to increase participation in the criminal court process * case-specific information (court dates, bail conditions) * trial preparation * liaise with Crown Attorneys and police * needs assessment * victim advocacy * emotional support * crisis intervention * referrals to community agencies  
 
Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund – financial help and court-based supports for victims of violent crime and families of homicide victims * assistance with travel to attend key court dates * 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 Services begin once police have laid charges and continue until the court case is over * victims and witnesses of intimate partner abuse/domestic violence, child physical and sexual abuse, sexual assault (including historical sexual assault), and human trafficking (including sexual assault and forced labour), hate crimes and elder abuse * families of homicide victims and victims of motor vehicle fatalities resulting in criminal charges * support may be provided to other victims of violent crime * Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund – eligibility determined on case-by-case basis – speak with V/WAP staff
Application Referral by police, Crown Attorney, community agency, or self-referral
Languages English ; French ; interpreters for other languages
Fees None
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
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 Court Orientation Programs ~ Crime Victims ; Crime Victim Compensation ; Crime Witness Support ; General Crime Victim Assistance

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