Office for Victims of Crime
|Toll Free Phone||1-877-435-7661 (1-877-HELP-661)|
|Address||700 Bay St, 3rd Flr|
Toronto, ON M5G 1Z6
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|Intersection||Bay and Gerrard Sts|
|Description and Subjects|
|Description||Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) |
OVC is an advisory agency established under the Victims' Bill of Rights, 1995 (VBR) to provide advice to the Attorney General on:
* ways to ensure that the principles set out in the VBR are respected;
* the development, implementation and maintenance of provincial standards for services for victims of crime;
* the use of the Victims' Justice Fund (VJF) to provide and improve services for victims of crime; and
* matters of legislation and policy on the treatment of victims of crime and on the prevention of further victimization.
In addition, the Attorney General may "from time to time assign such duties to the Office as he or she considers appropriate", as stipulated in section 5.1(5) of the VBR.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm|
|Languages||English ; French|