Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Barrie

Service: Victim/Witness Assistance program

Attention
Public Comments Satellite courts located in Bradford, Collingwood, Midland and Orillia -- please contact the Barrie office for more information on location and hours
Contacts
Office Phone 705-739-6560
Fax 705-739-6603
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss
Primary Contact Genevieve Bordeianu, Administrative Assistant
Alternate Contact Jaclyn Simaitis, Administrative Assistant, DVAA
Primary Executive Ms Tracy Clark, Manager; Phone: 705-739-6120
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Description and Service
Description (Service) 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 * case-specific information (court dates, bail conditions) * court preparation * needs assessment * emotional support * crisis intervention * referrals to community agencies  
 
Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund -- financial and court-based supports to enable victims of crime and families of homicide victims to attend court * travel arrangements and expenses * language interpretation * real-time captioning or other equipment for victims with disabilities
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 - Reception
Fees None
Location Information
Areas Served Simcoe County
Site Location Floor 5.5 is one level above 5th Floor - driveway for parking lot is off of Mulcaster St between Worsley and Codrington Streets
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Courthouse
75 Mulcaster St, 5th Flr (5.5)
Barrie, ON L4M 3P2
 
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Intersection Mulcaster St and Worsley St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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