Description
Description (Service) COVID19 Update: Court case backlog -- clients may experience difficulties contacting local offices and should leave a message with return phone number; VWAP staff will return voicemail as soon as possible

  • 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 Peterborough Office
Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Northumberland County
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 Cobourg Courthouse
Located In Community Cobourg
Address & Map
860 William St
Cobourg, ON K9A 3A9
 
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Intersection William St and Burnham St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-373-4023
Toll Free Phone Peterborough: 1-855-240-2504
Fax 905-372-1040
E-Mail VVPD.Peterborough@ontario.ca
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca
Primary Contact Jen MacLellan, Victim Witness Services Worker; Phone: (Business) 905-372-4023
Alternate Contact Laura Ostler, Manager; Phone: (Business) 1-855-240-2504

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