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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-741-3351
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/programs.asp#vwap
Address and Location Information
Areas Served Waterloo Region
Located In Community Kitchener
Address & Map
85 Frederick St
Kitchener, ON N2H 0A7
 
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Intersection Weber St. E and Queen St. N
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Organization Details
Description (Service) 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 Victims 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
Description & Services
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Eligibility 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
Application Referral by police, Crown Attorney, community agency, or self-referral
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Crime Victim Compensation ; Crime Witness Support ; General Crime Victim Assistance

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