Description (Service) 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 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) and Satellite courts located in Brighton and Minden -- 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)
  • 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 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 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
Fax 705-755-5155
Primary Contact Laura Ostler, Manager
Alternate Contact Debbie Marshman, Administrative Assistant

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