Information and Preparation
Assistance with Completion of Forms
Crime Victim Assistance Program (CVAP) is a financial benefits program to assist victims, immediate family members, and witnesses who have been physically or psychologically injured as a result of a serious crime.
A Victim Impact Statement (VIS) is a written description of how a crime has affected the individual. Information in a Victim Impact Statement is valuable to Crown counsel and to the Judge as it assists them in fully understanding how the crime affects the individual.
Your experience may leave you with feelings of anger, loss, grief or depression. If you require more specialized assistance, Victim Services can assist by referring you to the available, appropriate agencies. This may include referrals to the following:
You may be required to testify if your situation proceeds to court. Victim Services can address your concerns by:
Crisis Response / Attendance on Scene
to assist victims and witnesses, at the request of Police, who have been traumatized as a result of: