Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Oshawa

Service: Victim/Witness Assistance Program

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-743-2790 * Victim Support Line 416-314-2447
Toll Free Phone Victim Support Line 1-888-579-2888
Fax 905-743-2796
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/service_standards/service_standards_victim_services.asp
Located In Community Oshawa
Address & Map
Durham Region Courthouse
150 Bond St E, 3rd Floor
Oshawa, ON L1G 0A2
 
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Intersection Mary St and Bond St E
Contact Information
Primary Contact Judy Kyle, Manager
Alternate Contact Jeffrey Matthews, Administrative Assistant
Description & Services
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 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Durham Region
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
Application Referral by police, Crown Attorney, community agency, or self-referral
Languages English ; Cultural interpreters available for clients whose first language is not English
Fees None
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Classification/Subjects
Service Categories Crime Victim Compensation ; Crime Witness Support ; General Crime Victim Assistance

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