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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 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 (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
Application COVID-19-- Individuals requesting assistance from this office should call number listed

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
Toronto, ON
 
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Mailing Address 700 Bay St, 3rd Fl 
Toronto, ON M5G 1Z6
Physical Access Unknown
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 Witness Support ; General Crime Victim Assistance

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