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Organization: Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General - St Thomas - Victim/Witness Assistance Program  
Phone Numbers: 519-633-1920
Toll-Free: 1-866-633-1920
Fax: 519-633-2311
Email: attorneygeneral@ontario.ca
Website: www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/def...
Address:
4 Wellington St, 2nd Fl
St Thomas, ON
N5R 2P2
Intersection: Stanley St and Wellington St
Location: St Thomas (Old Courthouse)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Public Contacts: Peggie McArthur - Victim/Witness Services Worker
Michelle Nezezon - Manager
Service Description: 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

Fees: Free
Application: Referral by police, Crown Attorney, community agency, or self-referral
Eligibility / Target Population: 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
Languages: English * French
Language Notes: French programs and publications offered * French interpretation available upon request
Area Served:
Elgin and Oxford County  
See Also: Child Abuse and Welfare
Victim Services

This information was last completely updated on January 12, 2018

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