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 * language interpretation * real-time captioning or other equipment for victims with disabilities
Service Details
Public Comments This is a Satellite office of the Stratford Office
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Grey County ; Northern Bruce Peninsula
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), 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 ; Translation services can be arranged
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
Owen Sound Courthouse
611 9th Ave E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6Z4
 
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Intersection 6th St E and 9th Ave E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-376-8927 (519-376-VWAP)
Toll Free Phone 1-866-259-4823
Fax 226-256-8411
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/programs.php#vwap
Primary Contact Debbie Lundgren, Victim/Witness Services Worker

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