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Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General. North York. Victim/Witness Assistance Program

Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General. North York. Victim/Witness Assistance Program
Victim Support Line Toll-free 1-888-579-2888 -- Toronto area 416-314-2447
1000 Finch Ave West, Toronto, ON M3J 2V5
North York West
416-314-0009
416-314-0573
North York
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
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
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
Referral by police, Crown Attorney, community agency, or self-referral
English; French - interpreters for other languages
None
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall; Designated parking at entrance
Provincial Government
15-Nov-19
15-Nov-19
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Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General. North York. Victim/Witness Assistance Program
Address: 1000 Finch Ave West, Toronto, ON M3J 2V5;
Phone: 416-314-0009
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