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Names
Alternate Name HT1 ; OVSS ; Victim Witness Assistance Program ; Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund ; VVFF ; VWAP
Notes
Public Comments Satellite office located in Napanee -- see separate listing
Location & Accessibility
Site Location Downtown Kingston, inside the Court/Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) building
Located In Community Kingston
Address & Map
308 Wellington St, Unit 101, Side Entrance (at Rideau Terrace)
Kingston, ON K7K 7A8
 
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Intersection Wellington St and Queen St
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) Information, assistance and support to increase participation in the criminal court process * 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 – financial help and court-based supports for victims of violent crime and families of homicide victims * 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 Frontenac County ; Kingston
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), and human trafficking (including sexual assault and forced labour), hate crimes and 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 - can be arranged
Fees None
Service Categories Crime Victim Compensation ; Crime Witness Support ; General Crime Victim Assistance
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-545-2455
Toll Free Phone 1-877-377-8370
TTY Phone Toll Free 1-866-611-5233
Fax 613-545-9178
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca
Primary Contact Angela Faulkner, Administrative Assistant
Alternate Contact Sharon Ansell, Jeanette Melo, Chantal Lecompte, Victim Witness Services Workers
Primary Executive Michel Arsenault, Manager
Other Details
Established 1986
Funding Provincial - Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General
Print Material Pamphlets * Activity Book
Resources Website

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