Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: St Thomas

Service: Victim/Witness Assistance Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-633-1920
Toll Free Phone 1-866-633-1920
Fax 519-633-2311
E-Mail attorneygeneral@ontario.ca
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/programs.php#vwap
Primary Contact Peggie McArthur, Victim/Witness Services Worker
Alternate Contact Michelle Nezezon, 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 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas Served Elgin County ; Oxford County
Boundaries Elgin and Oxford 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

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 ; French
Fees Free
Agency Information
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General
Site Information
Site Location St Thomas (Old Courthouse)
Located In Community St Thomas
Address & Map
4 Wellington St, 2nd Fl
St Thomas, ON N5R 2P2
Intersection Stanley St and Wellington St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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