Description & Services
Public Comments Satellite office located in Elliot Lake (see separate listing) and Satellite court located in Blind River - contact Sault Ste Marie office for more information on Satellite courts.
Description (Service) Provides information, assistance and support to increase participation in the criminal court process

 
Offers: 
  • 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 
Provides financial help and court-based supports for victims of violent crime and families of homicide victims, including: 
  • Assistance with travel to attend key court dates 
  • Language interpretation 
  • Real-time captioning or other equipment for victims with disabilities
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Blind River ; Elliot Lake ; Sault Ste. Marie ; Thessalon ; Wawa
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) 
  • Human trafficking (including sexual assault and forced labour) 
  • Hate crimes 
  • 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 ; French ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-946-6567
Toll Free Phone 1-844-430-9277
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca
Primary Contact Natalie Bowles, Administrative Assistant
Primary Executive Jacqueline Wood, Manager
Site Location Soo Centre
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 123 March St, Suite 204
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 2Z5
 
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Intersection March St and Queen St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General -- Victim and Vulnerable Persons Division