Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Chatham

Service: Victim/Witness Assistance Program

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-355-2216
Fax 519-355-2217
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/programs.asp#vwap
Primary Contact Debora Toland, 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 Chatham-Kent
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
Application Referral by police, Crown Attorney, community agency, or self-referral
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
425 Grand Ave W, Ste 325
Chatham, ON N7M 6M9
 
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Intersection Grand Ave W and Courthouse Ln
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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