Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Chatham - Grand Ave W

Service: Victim/Witness Assistance Program Chatham

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, Victim/Witness Assistance Program; Phone: 519-355-2216; Fax: 19-355-2217
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 Chatham-Kent
Eligibility Victims and witnesses of crime, especially violent crime such as domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, homicide and hate crime * also families of traffic fatality victims * Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund -- eligibility determined on a case-by-case basis by V/WAP staff
Application Referral by police, Crown Attorney, community agency, or self-referral
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Agency Information
Primary Executive Debora Toland, Manager
Site Information
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
425 Grand Ave W, Suite 325
Chatham, ON N7M 6M9
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Physical Access Unknown

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