Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
Court case backlog -- clients may experience difficulties contacting local offices and should leave a message with return phone number; VWAP staff will return voicemail within two business days.

Regular Service
  • Provides 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
Offers:
  • Case-specific information (court dates, bail conditions)
  • Court preparation
  • Needs assessment
  • Emotional support
  • Crisis intervention
  • Referrals to community agencies
Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund

Provides financial and court-based supports to enable victims of crime and families of homicide victims to attend court, including:
  • Travel arrangements and expenses
  • 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 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 ; 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
Mailing Address c/o Same as above

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