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Organization: Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General - Victim/Witness Assistance Program - Stratford Office  
Phone Numbers: 519-271-5221
Toll-Free: 1-888-915-1400
Fax: 519-271-8557
5 Huron St
Stratford, ON
N5A 5S4
Intersection: Huron St and Ontario St
Location: Southern Perth
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Located behind Perth County Administration Building
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Service Description: Information, assistance and support to increase participation in the criminal court process * case-specific information (court dates, bail conditions) * trial preparation * liaise with Crown Attorneys and police * needs assessment * victim advocacy * emotional support * crisis intervention * referrals to community agencies

Vulnerable Victim and Family Fund - Financial help and court-based supports for victims of violent crime and families of homicide victims * assistance with travel to attend key court dates * 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: Services begin once police have laid charges and continue until the court case is over * victims and witnesses of intimate partner abuse/domestic violence, child physical and sexual abuse, sexual assault (including historical sexual assault), and human trafficking (including sexual assault and forced labour), hate crimes and elder abuse * families of homicide victims and victims of motor vehicle fatalities resulting in criminal charges * support may be provided to other victims of violent crime

Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund - Eligibility determined on case-by-case basis * speak with V/WAP staff
Languages: English
Language Notes: Access to interpreters can be arranged
Area Served:
See Also: Child Abuse and Welfare
Victim Services

This information was last completely updated on May 4, 2018

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Updated May 4, 2018
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