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Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
Criminal Injuries Compensation Board has wound down and is no longer accepting new applications.
655 Bay St 14th Fl, Toronto, ON M7A 1E5
Toronto Downtown Central
Bell Relay Service 1-800-855-0511
416-326-2883; 1-844-249-1619
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Victims of crimes of violence occurring in Ontario that result in personal injury or death * crime must be an offence under the Canadian Criminal Code * any offence involving a motor vehicle is excluded, unless the vehicle was used as a weapon of assault
Administers Compensation for Victims of Crime Act
* payments may be awarded for pain and suffering, lost pay due to inability to work, loss of support for dependants as a result of the victim's death, support of a child born as a result of rape, medical expenses, funeral expenses, other related costs
* part of Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General

For applications not yet decided by the Board, maximum single payment amount has been increased to $30,000 from $25,000 and pain and suffering award has been capped at $5,000
Apply within two years of crime, whether or not assailant has been apprehended or convicted * two year limitation does not apply for domestic or sexual violence crimes * extension possible in some circumstances * call, write or visit website for application form
English; French - interpreters or translators for other languages available for scheduled hearings, including American Sign Language interpreters * telephone interpretation in other languages
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance; Easy access to elevator; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Provincial Government
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Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
Address: 655 Bay St 14th Fl, Toronto, ON M7A 1E5;
Phone: 416-326-2900