Victim Services Toronto 

Visit: Victim Services Toronto

  • Victim Crisis Response Program - assists people in crisis, 24 hours a day, seven days a week in the immediate aftermath of crime or tragedy.
  • Victim Quick Response Program - short-term (one to three months) Intensive Case Management Services to victims of major crimes and their families.
  • High Risk Support - for victims who are at a high risk of experiencing violence by an intimate ex-partner. Staff will work with the client(s) to create a comprehensive safety plan.
  • Community Crisis Response Programs - on-scene assistance with the emotional and practical needs of victims, coordinates access to medical care and necessary services and facilitates the relocation of community residents if needed.
  • Project TEAR (Teens Ending Abusive Relationships) - outreach program directed to youth12-18 years of age who are currently enrolled in middle and high schools throughout the General Toronto Area.


Victim/Witness Assistance Program

Visit: Programs and Services for Victims of Crime
Contact us: Ministry of the Attorney General OVC Contact Information 

The Victim/Witness Assistance Program provides information, assistance and support to victims and witnesses of crime to increase their understanding of, and participation in, the criminal court process.

Services are provided on a priority basis to the most vulnerable victims and witnesses of violent crime, such as domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, homicide and hate crime. Families of traffic fatality victims are also eligible. Services begin once police have laid charges and continue until the court case is over.
 

Government of Ontario Victim Resources

Are you or someone you know experiencing violence? There is help. Learn about the resources available to you, including helplines and shelters.

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Government of Canada Victims Of Crime Portal

Visit: Victims of crime

Information and assistance about federal criminal Justice, Parole and Corrections systems. Learn about the court, trial and sentencing process as well as information on Victim Services and Funding.


Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime

Visit: Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime

The Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime (OFOVC) is an independent resource for victims in Canada. The Office was created in 2007 to ensure the federal government meets its responsibilities to victims of crime.

Victims can Contact the Office to learn more about their Rights Under Federal Law and the Services Available to them, or to Make a Complaint about any federal agency or federal legislation dealing with victims of crime. In addition to its direct work with victims, the Office also works to ensure that policy makers and other criminal justice personnel are aware of victims' needs and concerns and to identify important issues and trends that may negatively impact victims. Where appropriate, the Ombudsman may also make Recommendations to the Federal Government.

 

Sexual Assault Survivors Website

Visit: YourChoice.to

A multi-agency website to help sexual assault survivors find the resources they need to make the right personal chances.

The site provides survivors, as well as those who know a survivor, find immediate community assistance such as counselling, learn about reporting to police and the court process and the collection of sexual assault evidence at a healthcare facility. The goal is to give survivors the informaiton they need to make the best choice for their own recovery.

 

Human Trafficking Survivors Website

Visit: htsurvivors.to

The Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime (OFOVC) is an independent resource for victims in Canada. The Office was created in 2007 to ensure the federal government meets its responsibilities to victims of crime.

Victims can Contact the Office to learn more about their Rights Under Federal Law and the Services Available to them, or to Make a Complaint about any federal agency or federal legislation dealing with victims of crime. In addition to its direct work with victims, the Office also works to ensure that policy makers and other criminal justice personnel are aware of victims' needs and concerns and to identify important issues and trends that may negatively impact victims. Where appropriate, the Ombudsman may also make Recommendations to the Federal Government.

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