Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 705-755-5150
Toll Free Phone 1-855-240-2504
Fax 705-755-5155
Site Location Also located part-time in Cobourg and Lindsay Crown Attorney offices
Located In Community Peterborough
Address 311 George St N, Suite 205
Peterborough, ON K9J 3H3
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Intersection George St and Charlotte St
Contact Information
Primary Contact Laura Ostler, Manager
Alternate Contact Debbie Marshman, Administrative Assistant
Description & 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 Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of)
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
Fees None
Other Details
Public Comments Satellite offices in Cobourg and Lindsay (see separate listings) and Satellite courts located in Brighton and Minden -- please contact the Peterborough office for more information on satellite courts
Alternate Name HT1 ; Victim Assistance Program ; Victim Witness Assistance Program ; Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund ; VVFF ; VWAP
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Publication Information - eg. Red Book
NLD_CHILDRENSERVICES_HEADINGS_NP Victim Assistance ; Witness Assistance

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