Court Support


The Victim/Witness Assistance Program provides information, assistance and support to victims and witnesses of crime to increase their understanding of, and participation in, the criminal court process.

Boost Child Abuse Prevention & Intervention – Child Victim Witness Support Program

A program for any child or youth who may testify in a criminal court proceeding: ages 3-17.

Financial Assistance - Vulnerable Victim Family Fund

Helping victims of crime and families of homicide victims participate more fully in the criminal court process by providing them with some financial assitance.

Financial Assistance - Homicide Support

The Financial Assistance for Families of Homicide Victims (FAFHV) program helps eligible parents and spouses/common-law partners of homicide victims by providing up to $10,000.

Boost Child Abuse Prevention & Intervention – Cory’s Courthouse – Court Preparation for Children

Created to help children understand the justice system in Canada. With the use of an interactive CD ROM, child witnesses will learn about court, the people in the courtroom and their roles.

My Court Case: Court Prep for Youth & Adults

Tool developed to assist professionals in preparing children and youth to testify in court. It will help to alleviate the stress and anxiety of child witnesses by educating them about the justice system and most importantly their role as a witness.

Court Terminology - Dictionary

Click here for a glossary of terms used in the court process.

Victim Support Line 416-314-2447

A province-wide, multilingual, toll-free information line providing a range of services to victims of crime including support services and offender information.