Help for victims of crime

Find help, financial assistance, community victim services units and other supports if you have been a victim of a violent crime.


If you have been a victim of a violent crime, help is available at every step of your recovery. This includes immediate help, victim services units who can guide you through the justice system, and government programs that offer financial assistance, counselling and supports.

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Support programs

Financial assistance and support programs are available if you have been the victim of a violent crime.

Victim services units

A victim services unit can guide you towards supports available to you, and can help you navigate the criminal justice process.

Victim restitution and recovery

Ask the judge to have an offender pay you back for expenses caused by the crime.

Find help

Get help now

Take these first steps to find safety and get help.

Your rights

Learn about your rights as a victim of crime.

Learn about the court process

What to expect if your case goes to court.

Find community supports

Find supports to help you heal.


Connect with the Victims Assistance Program:
Email: [email protected]