Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Windsor - Chatham St E

Service: Victim and Witness Assistance Program

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Satellite court located in Leamington – please contact the Windsor office for more information on locations and hours
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-253-2897
TTY Phone 519-258-4502
Fax 519-254-2816
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/programs.asp#vwap
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Information, assistance and support to increase participation in the criminal court process * case-specific information (court dates, bail conditions) * trial preparation * liaise with Crown Attorneys and police * needs assessment * victim advocacy * emotional support * crisis intervention * referrals to community agencies 
 
Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund – financial help and court-based supports for victims of violent crime and families of homicide victims * assistance with travel to attend key court dates * language interpretation * real-time captioning or other equipment for victims with disabilities
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Essex County ; Windsor
Eligibility * Services begin once police have laid charges and continue until the court case is over  
* Victims and witnesses of intimate partner abuse/domestic violence, child physical and sexual abuse, sexual assault (including historical sexual assault) and human trafficking (including sexual assault and forced labour), hate crimes and elder abuse  
* families of homicide victims and victims of motor vehicle fatalities resulting in criminal charges  
* support may be provided to other victims of violent 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 None
Agency Information
Established 1987
Primary Executive Theresa Ouellette-Klein, Manager; Phone: ext 6
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
Ontario Court of Justice Bldg
200 Chatham St E, 5th Flr
Windsor, ON N9A 2W3
 
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Intersection Goyeau St and Chatham St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance
Other Details
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