Description
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
Service Details
Public Comments Information not confirmed since 2018This is a Satellite office of the Peterborough Office
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Kawartha Lakes
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
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Linday Courthouse
Located In Community Lindsay
Address & Map
Lindsay Courthouse Crown Attorney's Office
440 Kent St W
Lindsay, ON K9V 6H3
Intersection Kent St W and McLaughlin Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-324-1429
Toll Free Phone Peterborough: 1-855-240-2504
Fax 705-324-1421
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/programs.asp#vwap
Primary Contact Bonnie Johnston, Victim Witness Services Worker
Alternate Contact Laura Ostler, Manager; Phone: (Business) 1-855-240-2504

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