Are you a victim of a crime? Did you witness something that has left you scared, traumatized or uncomfortable? Below is a list of organizations that can help. To download the list, click here.
#600 - 250 City Centre Ave, Ottawa, ON K1R 6K7
Ottawa Victim Services (OVS) provides emotional support, practical assistance, referrals and advocacy to financially eligible individuals who have been victimized as a result of a crime or tragic circumstance.
1-888-579-2888, available 24 hours a day
Referral and information program.
The multilingual Victim Support Line provides services across Ontario, in most languages spoken in the province.
245 Greenbank Road
613-236-1222 x 2223, Weekdays 7AM to 12AM, Weekends 8AM to 12AM
Providing professional assistance and crisis counselling to victims of crime or tragic circumstances
Ottawa Courthouse, 161 Elgin St, 4th Flr, Ottawa, ON K2P 2K1
Ontario, Ministry of the Attorney General program
Provides support to victims or witnesses or violent crime who need to go to court such as interpreters and information regarding what to expect at each court date.
CFS | SFC Ottawa, 310 Olmstead, Ottawa, ON K1L 7K3
613-233-8478 or by TTY at 613-233-1866
No fee support program to children and youth (and their families) who are required to provide testimony in criminal court
Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime, P.O. Box 55037, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1A1
Telephone (toll-free): 1-866-481-8429, TTY (Teletypewriter): 1-877-644-8385
The Office was created in 2007 to ensure the federal government meets its responsibilities to victims of crime.
100 – 141 Catherine Street, Ottawa, ON, K2P 1C3
1-877-232-2610, Monday-Friday 9AM-4PM
Toll Free Information & Support Line & immediate support outside of regular office hours to victims/survivors, their friends, and families through a live on-line chat system
The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is an independent advisory agency that provides advice to the Attorney General of Ontario on victims’ issues.