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Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Guelph - Wyndham St S

Service: Victim/Witness Assistance Program

Public Comments Satellite office located in Orangeville -- see separate listing for more information on that site
Contact Information
Alternate Name HT1 ; Victim Assistance Program ; Victim Witness 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
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, 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 Guelph ; Wellington County
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 ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial
Service Categories Crime Victim Compensation ; Crime Witness Support ; General Crime Victim Assistance