Contact Details
Office Phone 905-735-4326
Primary Contact Annie English, Victim/Witness Services Worker
Primary Executive Maria Farno, OVS Regional Manager
Site Details
Areas Served Pelham ; Port Colborne ; Wainfleet ; Welland
Located In Community Welland
Address & Map
Welland Courthouse
102 East Main St
Welland, ON L3B 3W6
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Intersection East Main St and Cross St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Information and assistance to support participation in the criminal court process * services begin once police have laid charges and continue until the court case is over * case-specific information (court dates, bail conditions) * court preparation * needs assessment * emotional support * crisis intervention * referrals to community agencies  
Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund -- financial and court-based supports to enable victims of crime and families of homicide victims to attend court * travel arrangements and expenses * language interpretation * real-time captioning or other equipment for victims with disabilities
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Eligibility Victims and witnesses of intimate partner abuse/domestic violence, child physical and sexual abuse, sexual assault (including historical sexual assualt and human trafficking) * families of homicide victims, families of motor vehicle fatalities * elderly victims, victims with disabilities, victims of hate crime * Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund -- eligibility determined on a case-by-case basis by V/WAP staff
Application Referral by police, Crown Attorney, community agency, or self-referral
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Service Categories Crime Victim Compensation ; Crime Witness Support ; General Crime Victim Assistance

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