Description & Services
Public Comments Satellite court located in Longlac.
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 Tue-Thu 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Geraldton ; Greenstone ; Schreiber ; Terrace Bay
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
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-854-2181
Fax 807-622-1826
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/programs.asp#vwap
Site Location Ontario Government Building
Located In Community Geraldton
Address 208 Beamish Ave
Geraldton, ON P0T 1M0
 
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Intersection Beamish Ave W and 2nd St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of the Attorney General -- Victims and Vulnerable Persons Division