Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Orangeville - Zina St

Service: Victim/Witness Assistance Program

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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Wellington 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 – speak with V/WAP staff
Application Referral by police, Crown Attorney, community agency or self-referral
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Orangeville
Address & Map
Orangeville Courthouse
51 Zina St
Orangeville, ON L9W 1E5
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Intersection Zina St and Louisa St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-941-7132
Toll Free Phone 1-888-600-3769
Fax 519-941-9908
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss
Primary Contact Linda Steckley, Manager

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