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Organization: Criminal Injuries Compensation Board - Criminal Victims  
Phone Numbers: 416-326-2900
Toll-Free: 1-800-372-7463
Fax: 416-326-2883
439 University Ave, 4th Fl
Toronto, ON
M5G 1Y8
Intersection: University Ave and Dundas St W
Location: Toronto (Old Toronto)
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Executives: Michael Gottheil - Executive Chair
Service Description: Judicial tribunal that provides compensation to victims of violent crime in Ontario as defined under the Canadian Criminal Code

Dependents of deceased crime victims or those injured as a result of a crime may also be eligible

Awards - Compensation may be awarded for expenses actually and reasonably incurred resulting from the victim's injury or death * emergency expenses resulting from a personal injury or death, such as medical expenses, funeral expenses and interim counselling * loss of wages as a consequence of the total or partial disability affecting the victim's capacity to work; financial loss to the dependents of a deceased victim * pain and suffering * maintenance of a child born as a result of a sexual assault

Crimes Covered - May include assaults (physical and sexual), murder, attempted murder, robbery, hostage taking, poisoning, arson

Crimes Not Covered - Property offences and motor vehicle offences with the exception of assault with a vehicle (i.e. trying deliberately to run someone over)

Fees: No processing fees
Application: Application form available by phone, mail, fax or on website * must be received within two years of the injury/death of victim or after two-years with approval of the board
Documentation - supporting documents may be required such as medical records or expenses
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Residents of Ontario 18 years and older * residents under 18 years must be represented by a parent, guardian or legal representative
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French reception, programs, publications, and website * French interpretation available upon request
Area(s) Served: Ontario
See Also: Victim Services

This information was last completely updated on 7/27/2015

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