Legal Information - Criminal Injuries - Links

Tribunal

 

Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB) - site offers information about the Board including:

  • What the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board is

  • Who is eligible,  What is covered

  • How to go about making a claim (this page contains application forms and guides)

  • The Hearing Process

  • Information on Board members

  • What if I don't agree with the decision?

  • Videos - tips and information about the process

  • Fact sheets, such as

 

Victims' Services

 

Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime - Victims can contact the Office to learn more about their rights under federal law and the services available to them, or to make a complaint about any federal agency or federal legislation dealing with victims of crime

 

Office for Victims of Crime - independent advisory agency providing advice to the Attorney General.  They have a handbook for victims of violent crime.

 

Sexual Assault Centre for Quinte & District - 24 hour crisis line  613-967-6000 - free counselling

 

Sexual Assault Centre Kingston - 24 hour crisis line 613-544-5424 - free counselling

 

The Victim's Fund - provides financial assistance to victims of crime to attend National Parole Board hearings.

 

Victim Justice Network - support and information for victims of violent crime - see their infographic: The Criminal Court Process - A brief overview of what you need to know as a victim of violent crime

 

Victim Quick Response Program (Victim Services Quinte) – Provides financial assistance to victims of violent crime in Hastings, Prince Edward or Lennox & Addington Counties. They must have reported the crime to the police. This program covers emergency expenses, i.e. crime scene clean-up; short-term immediate counselling, locks changed, cell phones, and emergency home repairs.

Victim Services Belleville – 1-866-680-9972
Victim Services Napanee – 1-877-354-4151
Victim Services Quinte West – 613-392-3561

 

Victim Services - links to programs and services offered by Ontario Victim Services Secretariat

 

Victim/Witness Assistance Program - office locations and phone numbers (via search)

 

 

Women's Rights

 

Your Legal Rights - see their page on Criminal Injuries Compensation or view our webinar: Criminal Injuries Compensation Board:  Compensation for Victims of Violent Crime

 

Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) - pamphlets available:

DAWN Ontario - Disabled Women's Network Ontario

 

National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL) - not-for-profit feminist organization that promotes the equality rights of Canadian women through legal education, research, and law reform advocacy

 

Ontario Women's Justice Network (OWJN) - online legal resource for women's organizations and individuals

 

Pamela Cross's blog, Canadian feminist lawyer and women's advocate

 

Read the report "Walking on Eggshells: Abused Women's Experiences of Ontario's Welfare System."

 

 

Other Resources

 

     

Information for Victims of Crime:

 

  The Law

 

 

  FAQ's

 

 

  Links

 

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