Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Milton Courthouse - Rm 235

Service: Victim / Witness Assistance Program

Record #: MIL3031
Last Full Update: 09 Jan 2024

Memos and Bulletins

Public Comments

Satellite court located in Burlington. Please contact the Milton VWAP Office for more information on location and hours

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-878-6292
TTY Phone 905-876-1019
Fax 905-693-4203
Website www.ontario.ca/page/victimwitness-assistance-program
Social Media Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Janette Mitchell, Manager; Phone: 905-878-4165 ext 3422; Email: janette.mitchell@ontario.ca

Agency Information

Established 1994
Funding Provincial

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Provides Information and assistance to support participation in and understanding of the criminal court process

  • services begin once police have laid charges and continue until the court case is over
  • information about victims’ rights, the criminal justice process and their specific case (e.g., court dates)
  • needs assessment and referrals to community agencies
  • crisis intervention, emotional support, victim advocacy
  • facilitates victim's input and liaises with Crown Attorneys, police, regarding bail, safety, resolution of charges, release conditions, publication bans, testimonial aids, trial preparation and court orientation
  • information and support on Victim Impact Statements, Statement on Restitution
  • facilitates access to court orders, such as bail conditions, probation orders, peace bonds
  • debriefing and follow-up support

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

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm

Areas Served Halton Region - including courts in Burlington and Milton
Eligibility Where charges are laid by police in Halton Region, service is available to
  • victims and witnesses of:
    • intimate partner violence
    • child physical and sexual abuse
    • sexual assault (including historical sexual assault and human trafficking)
  • families of motor vehicle fatalities
  • families of homicide victims
  • elderly victims
  • victims with disabilities
  • victims of hate crime
Vulnerable Victims and Family Fund
  • eligibility determined on case-by-case basis

Referral by police, Crown Attorney, community agency, or self-referral

Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Are available upon request with advanced notice
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Milton
Address & Map
Milton Court House
491 Steeles Ave E, Rm 235
Milton, ON L9T 1Y7
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Intersection Ontario St N and Steeles Ave E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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