Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Sarnia

Service: Victim/Witness Assistance Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-337-1766
Toll Free Phone 1-866-383-7770
Fax 519-337-3620
E-Mail sarniavwap@ontario.ca
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/programs.php#vwap
Primary Contact Debbie Nutson, Manager
Description and Service Details
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 Lambton County
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
Application Referral by police, Crown Attorney, community agency, or self-referral
Languages English
Fees None
Agency Information
Funding Provincial
Site Information
Located In Community Sarnia
Address & Map
700 Christina St N, B101
Sarnia, ON N7V 3C2
Intersection Christina St N and Errol Rd W
Bus Routes Route 12 - Point Edward
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Entrance, and Washroom

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