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Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Toronto, Ontario Review Board

Service: Victim / Witness Assistance Program, Toronto, Ontario Review Board

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Victim Support Line Toll-free 1-888-579-2888 -- Toronto area 416-314-2447
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-314-3944; Office: 647-640-4503
Toll Free Phone 1-866-289-1667
Fax 416-212-1311
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/programs.php#vwap
Agency Information
Description (Agency) COVID19 Update: Court case backlog -- clients may experience difficulties contacting local offices and should leave a message with return phone number;  VWAP staff will return voicemail as soon as possible 

 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
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 Update: Court case backlog -- clients may experience difficulties contacting local offices and should leave a message with return phone number;  VWAP staff will return voicemail as soon as possible 


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

Residency Requirements: Ontario
Application COVID-19-- Individuals requesting assistance from this office should call number listed
Referral by police, Crown Attorney, community agency, or self-referral
Languages Other - interpreters for other languages
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
2201 Finch Ave W
Rm 302
Toronto, ON
Canada M9M 2Y9
 
View Google Map
Mailing Address 720 Bay St 
5th Fl 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M7A 2S9
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

Agency Overview


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