Record Details
Public Comments Satellite Office located in Brantford and Cayuga (see separate listing) and Satellite courts located in Brantford and Cayuga (see separate listing)
Service Details
Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Norfolk 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 ; French
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Simcoe
Address & Map
50 Frederick Hobson VC Dr
Simcoe, ON N3Y 4L5
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
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  
 
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
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-428-1080
Toll Free Phone 1-855-233-2674
Website services.findhelp.ca/ovss

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