Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Woodstock

Service: Victim/Witness Assistance Program

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments This is a satellite of the St. Thomas office
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-421-3903
Toll Free Phone 1-800-799-1996
Fax 519-421-3505
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca
Primary Contact Dericka March, Manager; Phone: 519-421-3903
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-5:00 pm
Areas Served 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 - Interpreters are available when required ; Interpretive Services - Interpreters are available when required
Fees None
Agency Information
Description (Agency) The Ministry of the Attorney General is responsible for providing a fair and accessible justice system that reflects the needs of the diverse communities it serves across government and the province. It strives to manage the justice system in an equitable, affordable and accessible way throughout the province. Family Law * Civil Justice * Justice Ontario * Victim Services.
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General
Site Information
Located In Community Woodstock
Address & Map
415 Hunter St, 2nd floor
Woodstock, ON N4S 4G6
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator

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