Description & Services
Public Comments Satellite offices located in Haileybury and Parry Sound (see separate listings) and Satellite courts located in Mattawa, Sturgeon Falls, Kirkland Lake and Sundridge.
Description (Service)
  • Provides 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 
  • Provides case-specific information (court dates, bail conditions) 
  • Offers: 
    • Court preparation 
    • Needs assessment 
    • Emotional support 
    • Crisis intervention 
    • Referrals to community agencies
 
Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund 
  • Provides financial and court-based supports to enable victims of crime and families of homicide victims to attend court, and includes: 
    • Travel arrangements and expenses 
    • Language interpretation 
    • Real-time captioning or other equipment for victims with disabilities
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Kirkland Lake ; Mattawa ; Nipissing District ; Sturgeon Falls ; Sundridge
Eligibility
  • 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
Application Referral by police, Crown Attorney, community agency, or self-referral
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-495-8339
Toll Free Phone 1-866-482-9542
Fax 705-495-8336
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca
Primary Contact Wendy Abdallah, Victim Witness Services Worker; Email: wendy.abdallah@ontario.ca
Primary Executive Lise St Georges, Manager; Email: lise.stgeorges@ontario.ca
Located In Community North Bay
Address Court House
360 Plouffe St N
North Bay, ON P1B 9L5
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 1997
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General -- Ontario Victim Services Secretariat