Record #: PET0019
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2024
Last Full Update: 27 Mar 2024


Description (Service) Provides information and assistance to support participation in and understanding of the criminal court process
  • services begin once police have laid charges and continue until the court case is over
  • Information about victims' rights, the criminal justice process and their specific case (e.g., court dates)
  • needs assessment and referrals to community agencies
  • crisis intervention, emotional support, victim advocacy
  • facilitates victim's input and liaises with Crown Attorneys, police, regarding bail, safety, resolution of charges, release conditions, publication bans, testimonial aids, trial preparation and court orientation
  • information and support on Victim Impact Statements, Statement on Restitution
  • facilitates access to court orders, such as bail conditions, probation orders, peace bonds
  • debriefing and follow-up support

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

Public Comments Satellite offices in Cobourg and Lindsay (see separate listings) Please contact the Peterborough office for more information on satellite courts
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Victims and witnesses of:
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Child physical and sexual abuse
  • Sexual assault (including historical sexual assault and human trafficking)
  • Families of motor vehicle fatalities
  • Families of homicde victims
  • 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 Also located part-time in Cobourg and Lindsay Crown Attorney offices
    Located In Community Peterborough
    Address & Map
    311 George St N
    Suite 205
    Peterborough, ON
    Canada K9J 3H3
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    Intersection George St and Charlotte St
    Physical Access Fully Accessible

    Contact Information

    Office Phone 705-755-5150
    Toll Free Phone 1-855-240-2504
    Primary Contact Kathie Caverly, Acting Manager
    Alternate Contact Debbie Craig, Administrative Assistant
    Mailing Address 311 George St N 
    Suite 205 
    Canada K9J 3H3

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