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Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General. Victim Support Line

Notices
Public Comments Toll free 1-888-579-2888 -- Toronto area 416-314-2447, website
Contact Details
Office Phone Toll free across Ontario 1-888-579-2888 --Toronto area 416-314-2447
TTY Phone Victim Notification System only 1-855-710-8497
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss
Site Details
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Located In Community Ontario
Address & Map
Toronto, ON
 
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Service and Access Details
Description (Service) COVID19 Update -- no disruption to service; operating remotely

Victim Support Line -- information and referrals for victims of crime, to supports and services that are available in your community

Victim Notification System -- access to information on changes in release status of a provincially sentenced offender (less than 2 years) * registration for automated notification of offender’s status changes
Hours COVID19 Update -- no disruption to service; operating remotely

Victim Support Line: information counsellors -- Mon-Sun 24 hours * Victim Notification System: offender information -- Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Eligibility Open to all
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English ; French ; also, often available Amharic ; Arabic ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Chinese (Taishan) ; Czech ; Filipino ; Hindi ; Italian ; Kinyarwanda ; Nepali ; Punjabi ; Rundi ; Russian ; Slovak ; Spanish ; Swahili ; Urdu * Language Line Services provides access to interpretation services in over 200 languages
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Service Categories Crime Victim Notification Services ; Provincial/Territorial Government Information Services ~ Crime Victims ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Crime Victims