Includes rights of victims of a crime.
Some indicators of legal issues
What the clients may say:
- "I'm the victim of a violent crime and I need help understanding the court process"
- "I'm the victim of a violent crime and I need help paying for a new door lock."
- "I don't want my offenders to contact my family or me once they get out of prison."
- "I'm the victim of a violent crime and I want to know if I'm entitled to compensation"
- "I want to tell the court how a violent crime has affected my family and me"
Legal Services and Information
|Canada. Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime||Facilitates access of victims to existing federal programs and services by providing them with information and referrals Addresses complaints of victims about compliance with…|
|Ontario Legal Information Centre||COVID-19 (May 7, 2020): Centre will no longer offer its services in person for the time being * legal information services remain available by telephone…|
|Ligne de soutien pour les femmes touchées par la violence - Femaide - Ligne de soutien pour les femmes touchées par la violence - Femaide||COVID-19 (28 July 2021) The Francophone helpline for women dealing with violence remains open. Call 1 877-336-2433 for assistance.This information is regularly updated on their…|
|University of Ottawa - Community Legal Clinic||Student Legal Aid Services Society clinic staffed by students and supervised by lawyers provides legal services to low-income members of the community conducts legal education…|
|Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime||Assist victims and survivors of violent crimes by helping them: obtain needed services and resources deal with post-trial agencies obtain long-term emotional supportOther services includes:…|
|Ottawa Victim Services - Victim Crisis Assistance Ontario||COVID-19 (13 Apr 2020): In-person services have been suspended or are limited. All other services provided remotely.On-site early intervention and crisis intervention needs assessment safety…|
|ABLE2 - Fetal Alcohol Resource Program||COVID-19 (16 Jul 2021): Staff can be reached by phone or email. Virtual programs only.Support for individuals affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and their…|
|Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities - Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities||COVID-19 (July 12, 2021): Reach's Legal Referral program is accepting calls from clients with disabilities in Ottawa and the Champlain region who require legal assistance. Referrals…|
|Ottawa. City Operations - Ottawa Police Service - Victim Support Unit||On-site early intervention and crisis intervention needs assessment safety planning referrals to community services enhanced support for vulnerable victims assistance with applications to VQRP+Victim Quick…|
|JusticeNet||Non-profit organization * links individuals seeking legal advice that are unable to obtain legal advice due to high cost or due to their ineligibility to…|