Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Milton Courthouse - Rm 235

Service: Victim/Witness Assistance Program

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Satellite court located in Burlington. Please contact the Milton VWAP Office for more information on location and hours
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-878-6292
Fax 905-693-4203
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/programs.php#vwap
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Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 1994
Funding Provincial
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Provides victims/witnesses of crime with information and assistance to support participation in the criminal court process. 
 
Services  
Services begin once police have laid charges and continue until the court case is over: 
* case specific information (such as court dates, bail and probation conditions) 
* crisis intervention 
* needs assessment 
* emotional support 
* liaison on client’s behalf with Crown and police including providing survivor input to the Crown 
* referrals to community agencies 
* advocacy 
* court preparation and orientation 
* assistance with Victim Impact Statements 
* debriefing and follow-up services, such as assistance to client's with Criminal Injuries Compensation Board applications 
 
Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund 
* financial help and court-based supports for victims of violent crime and families of homicide victims to attend court 
* assistance with travel to attend key court dates such as trials 
* language interpretation to observe criminal proceedings 
* real-time captioning or other equipment for victims with disabilities
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Halton Region - including courts in Burlington and Milton
Eligibility Where charges are laid by police in Halton Region, service is available to: 
* victims and witnesses of intimate partner abuse/domestic violence, child physical and sexual abuse, sexual assault (including historical sexual assault and human trafficking)  
* families of homicide victims, families of motor vehicle fatalities  
* elderly victims of abuse, victims with disabilities, victims of hate crime 
 
Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund - eligibility determined on case-by-case basis- speak with VWAP staff
Application Referral by police, Crown Attorney, community agency or self-referral
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Are available upon request with advanced notice
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Milton
Address & Map
Milton Court House
491 Steeles Ave E, Rm 235
Milton, ON L9T 1Y7
 
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Intersection Ontario St N and Steeles Ave E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault ; Emergency / Crisis
HCSD Sub Heading Victims of Abuse Support Programs ; Victims of Crime Support Programs
Service Categories Crime Victim Compensation ; Crime Witness Support ; General Crime Victim Assistance

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