Ontario Parole Board

Service: Victim Support

Record #: CWD3653
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 04 Nov 2019


Description (Service) Independent, quasi-judicial agency is one of five tribunals in the Safety, Licensing Appeals and Standards Tribunals Ontario (SLASTO) cluster. Ontario Parole Board is responsible for provincial parole decision-making to balance the benefits of conditional release for the offender and society's right to be protected.

Welcomes input from and participation of victims of crime. Victims may:
  • provide a written submission or attend the offender's parole hearing and give an oral statement
  • provide information to a Board Case Officer who will ensure the Board members have the information before making a decision
  • attend to observe a hearing
Victims may also call the Ontario Victim Support Line to get the support and information they need, as well as register.with the Victim Notification System (VNS) to receive automated voice messages by phone any time there is a change in the status of the offender

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Victims of crime who wish to attend or participate in hearings

18 year(s) and up
Application Victim Notification System: Register with the Victim Support Line to receive notifications

For other information, contact the Administration phone number and you will be connected with the Board Case Officer at the location nearest to you
Languages French - Website, Programs, Publications, formal
Fees None ; Funding for victims to attend hearings may be available through the Victim's Justice Fund

Address and Location

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
20 Dundas St W
Suite 530
Toronto, ON
Canada M5G 2C2
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Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-314-2447, Ontario Victim Support Line ; Administration: 416-325-4480 press 1 for English, then press 7 for Ontario Parole Board (OPB)
Toll Free Phone 1-888-579-2888, Ontario Victim Support Line
Fax 416-325-4485
Website https://tribunalsontario.ca/opb/victim-support
Mailing Address Box 250, 77 Wellesley St W 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M7A 1N3


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