Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Toronto

Service: Office for Victims of Crime

Record #: CWD0329
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2017
Last Full Update: 25 Sep 2014


Description (Service) The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is an independent advisory agency that provides advice to the Attorney General of Ontario on victims' issues including:  
* Ways to ensure that the principles of the Victims Bill of Rights, 1995 are respected; 
* The development, implementation and maintenance of provincial standards for services for victims of crime;  
* The use of the Victims' Justice Fund (VJF), to provide and improve services for victims of crime;  
* Research and education on the treatment of victims in the criminal justice system and ways to prevent further victimization; and 
-* Matters of legislation and policy on the treatment of victims of crime and on the prevention of further victimization. 

Service Details

Public Comments The Office for Victims of Crime does not provide direct services to victims of crime 
If you are a victim or crime and need help or have questions, call the Victim Support Line 1-888-579-2888
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Application Call or email
Languages English ; French
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Toronto Downtown
Address & Map
700 Bay St, 3rd Flr
Toronto, ON M5G 1Z6
Intersection Bay St and Gerrard St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-326-1682
Toll Free Phone Office 1-877-435-7661 * Victim Support Line 1-888-579-2888
TTY Phone 416-325-9341
Fax 416-326-4497
E-Mail ovc@ontario.ca
Website www.ovc.gov.on.ca


Service Categories Victims Support Programs
Service Category Groups Emergency / Crisis