Description
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
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Kawartha Lakes
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
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
E-Mail VVPD.Peterborough@ontario.ca
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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