Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Guelph - Wyndham St S

Service: Victim/Witness Assistance Program

Notices
Public Comments Satellite office located in Orangeville -- see separate listing for more information on that site
Contact Information
Alternate Name HT1 ; Victim Assistance Program ; Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund ; VVFF ; VWAP
Office Phone 519-837-6366
Toll Free Phone Victim Support Line 1-888-579-2888 or can call the office number collect during office hours
Fax 519-837-6371
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss
Primary Executive Laurie Black Rooney, Manager (Acting)
Description (Site) Opposite Guelph Police Station; lower level
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
36 Wyndham St S
Guelph, ON N1H 7J5
 
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Intersection Wyndham St S and Fountain St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
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 Guelph ; Wellington 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
Application Referral by police, Crown Attorney, community agency, or self-referral
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial
Subjects
Service Categories Crime Witness Support ; General Crime Victim Assistance