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Description & Services
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 Gore Bay
Boundaries Surrounding communities within the district of Manitoulin
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
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-282-1923
Fax 705-282-1922
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/programs.asp
Primary Executive Liana Sauvé, Manager; Phone: 705-564-7694; Fax: 705-564-7987; Email: liana.sauve@ontario.ca
Located In Community Gore Bay
Address 25 Phipps St
Gore Bay, ON P0P 1H0
 
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Intersection Phipps St and Dawson St
Mailing Address PO Box 509 
Gore Bay, ON P0P 1H0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General -- Ontario Victim Services