Description (Service) COVID19 Victim Witness Assistance Program (VWAP) staff conducting interactions with clients by phone. Call office for information, support and referrals.

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 help and court-based supports for victims of violent crime and families of homicide victims to attend court.
  • travel arrangements and expenses
  • 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 9 am-5 pm
    Areas Served Huron 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)  
  • 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 ; Access to interpreters
    Fees None
    Address and Location
    Located In Community Goderich
    Address & Map
    1 Court House Square
    Goderich, ON N7A 1M2
    Intersection North St and Court House Sq
    Physical Access Fully Accessible
    Contact Information
    Office Phone 519-524-4085
    Toll Free Phone 1-866-226-0896
    Crisis Phone 1-888-579-2888
    Fax 519-524-8828
    Primary Contact Michelle Nezezon, Manager

    Agency Overview

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