Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Victim / Witness Assistance Program

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Description
Services include:
  • information and assistance to support participation in the criminal court process
  • wervices 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
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 Process
Referral by police, Crown Attorney, community agency, or self-referral.
Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm.
Office
1-888-579-2888
Fax
519-837-6371
Toll Free - Victim Support Line
1-888-579-2888 - Can also call the office number collect during office hours.
Web Site
Visit Website
Address
County of Wellington Courthouse , 74 Woolwich St
Guelph, ON, N1H 7J5
Guelph-Downtown.
Cross street: Wyndham St S and Eramosa Rd. 
Mailing Address
c/o Crown Attorney's Office
County of Wellington Courthouse, 74 Woolwich St
Guelph, N1H 7J5
Canada
Languages
English, French, Interpretive Services
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required.
Accessibility
Fully Accessible - Entrance, Courtrooms, Judicial Hearing Rooms - Accessible ; Washroom - Accessible ; Parking - Accessible ; For specific questions related to accessibility of this location, contact the Accessibility Coordinator at 519-826-4456
Legal Status
(30) Provincial Government
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
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Last Updated On
December 20, 2021