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Victim Support Line Toll-free 1-888-579-2888 -- Toronto area 416-314-2447

Organization: Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General - Toronto, Youth Court - Victim/Witness Assistance Program  
Phone Numbers: 416-212-1452
Fax: 416-212-1453
Website: www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/pro...
Address:
311 Jarvis St, Rm 145
Toronto, ON
M5B 2C4
Intersection: Jarvis St and Gerrard St E
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Service Description: 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

Fees: None
Application: Referral by police, Crown Attorney, community agency, or self-referral
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: 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
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Durham West, East York, Etobicoke, North Etobicoke, Malton, West Woodbridge, North York, Scarborough, Scarborough North, Scarborough South, South Etobicoke, Toronto, York - Toronto  
See Also: Victim Services

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