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Criminal Law & Victim Support

Legal and counselling supports for victims or those at risk of crime.

Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton Niagara

Population

Communauté francophone de Hamilton et la région du Niagara

Services:

  • Services de soutien personnalisé et confidentiel qui abordent les problématiques liées à la violence à l’encontre des femmes
  • Services d’aiguillage, de référence et d’accompagnement tels que dans de milieu hospitalier, policier et juridique, assistance pratique, défense des droits et intérêts et assistance pour compléter un rapport anonyme.
  • Programme d’intervention précoce pour les enfants exposés à la violence
  • Programme d’intervention auprès des partenaires violents (PAR) mandaté par la Cour
  • Autres services offerts aux francophones de tout âge:
  • Santé primaire (médecin de famille, infirmières, diététiste, services périnataux, ergothérapeute, soins des pieds, services aux aîné(e)s, etc.)
  • Santé mentale et toxicomanie, programmes et services d’établissement et adaptation, et programmes et services en santé et bien-être

Contact:

Téléphone : (905) 528-0163
Gratuit : 1 (866) 437-7606
Fax : (905) 528-9196
Adresse : 1320 rue Barton est, Hamilton ON, L8H 2W1
Site : http://www.cschn.ca/

Autre :

Emplacement accessible ? Oui
Le service en français ? Oui
Services d’interprétation ? Non

Elizabeth Fry Society

Population Served:

Women who have or are at risk of being criminalized

Services Offered:

  • Resource centre; housing, case management, employment assistance, addiction supports, access to computers and other resources, mobile team
  • Violence against women: individual counselling
  • Teen esteem; education and celebration of being a woman
  • Community service order; supports for conditions of probation and community service
  • Anger group- reclaiming of a women’s anger through education and information
  • Fraud and shoplifters rehabilitation
  • Court support
  • Opportunities For women- pre-contemplative group , healthy relationships,communication, self esteem
  • Institutional release planning
  • Sex trade awareness and resource services

Contact:

Phone: (905) 527-3097
Fax: (905) 527-4278
Address: 987 King St. East, Suite 203 Hamilton
Web: www.efrysouthernontarioregion.org/programs.html

Other:

Accessible Location? Yes
French Language Services? No
Interpretation Services? As needed

Good Shepherd Women's Services

Population Served:

Women and their children

Services Offered:

  • Mary’s Place; shelter residence for women
  • Martha House; shelter residence for women and children fleeing abuse
  • Community and counselling services; violence against women, child and youth, migrant women workers project, wellness program, sage family camp.
  • Housing and support services; transitional housing and support program, legal advocate, family court support, second stage services, housing and stage works
  • Medical services; health clinic, comfort foot care, dental hygiene for children

Contact:

Other:

Accessible location? Yes
French language services? Yes
Interpretation services? Off-site translation services available

Hamilton Police Service - Victim Services Branch

Population Served:

All Hamilton residents

Services Offered:

  • On Scene Crisis Intervention for victims of crime and trauma (upon Officer request)
  • Emotional Support, Practical Assistance, Information and Referrals to Community Agencies
  • 24 Hour telephone line
  • Victim Quick Response Program (Ministry of Attorney General Financial Compensation Program for Victims of Violent Crime)

Contact:

Other:

Accessible location? Yes
French language services? Yes
Interpretation services? Offsite translation services available

Hamilton Regional Indian Centre

Population Served:

Urban aboriginal people

Services Offered:

  • Addictions counselling
  • Criminal/family courtwork program
  • Family support; families with children 0-6 years, culturally based activities
  • Healing and wellness program
  • Healthy babies/healthy children program
  • Prenatal/nutrition program
  • Akwe: go program; cultural activities for children 7-12 years old

Contact:

Phone: (905) 548-9593
Fax: (905) 545-4077
Email: [email protected]
Address: 34 Ottawa St N, Hamilton ON
Web: www.hric.ca/index.php

Other:

Accessible location? Yes
French language services? No
Interpretation services? No

Jared's Place - Legal Advocacy and Resource Centre for Women

Population Served:

Women who have experienced violence

Services Offered:

  • Providing information and referrals
  • Safety planning and risk assessment
  • Court preparation and accompaniment

Contact:

Other:

Accessible location? Yes
French language services? No
Interpretation services? No

Mission Services - Inasmuch House

Population Served:

Women, youth and children

Services Offered:

  • Accommodation for 37 residents
  • 24 hour confidential support on the crisis line
  • Safety planning and risk assessment
  • Individual and group support for women and children
  • Information and referral for services in the community, including legal supports
  • Emergency transportation to shelter
  • Transition and housing support
  • Legal Advocate

Contact:

Other:

Accessible location? Yes
French language services? Yes
Interpretation services? Yes – upon request

Native Women's Centre

Population Served:

All women and their children who are experiencing crisis

Services Offered:

  • Emergency shelter, short term stay, 8 rooms totalling 15 beds
  • Safety planning
  • 24 hour crisis line
  • Counselling for residents, non-residents and past residents
  • Emergency transportation to Shelter
  • Information and referrals to other community resources
  • Woman Abuse Education Program
  • Access to Traditional Native methods of healing, but remains sensitive to other cultures
  • Referral to transitional housing; Honouring the Circle
  • Transitional Housing Support worker on site

Contact:

Toll free/Crisis:1 (888) 308-6559
Telephone/Crisis: (905) 664-1114
Fax: (905) 664-1101
Web: www.nativewomenscentre.com

Other:

Accessible location? Yes
French language services? No
Interpretation services? No

The Missed Lives Project

Population Served:

Families and loved ones of marginalized missing people.

Services Offered:

  • Engage with and organize regional search campaigns for the missing,
  • Gather and disseminate information and statistics on missing persons to impact relevant policy development in Canada,
  • Ensure families/loved ones can attain all necessary community services, including awareness-raising (via canvassing, printing posters, making billboards, etc), investigation, search campaigns, as well as linking them with regional emotional and mental health support

Contact:

Phone: 1 (888) 316-3613 ext. 4
Fax: 1 (888) 494-5103
Web: www.missedlives.org

Alissa Watt: Founder, Executive Director
[email protected]
1 (888) 316-3613 ext. 1

Rachelann Pisani: Lead Researcher, Assistant Director
[email protected]
1 (888) 316-3613 ext. 2

Other:

Accessible Location? Yes
French Language Services? No
Interpretation Services? As needed

The Victim/Witness Assistance Program

Population Served:

Victims or witnesses of violent crime

Services Offered:

  • Information about the criminal justice system
  • Court preparation for witnesses
  • Bail conditions and probation orders
  • Emotional support
  • Referrals to community agencies
  • Assistance with Victim Impact Statements/Criminal Injuries Compensation Board applications

Contact:

Phone: (905) 645-5272
Address: John Sopinka Courthouse, 45 Main Street East, Suite 478, Hamilton ON
Web: www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/

Other:

Accessible location? Yes
French language services? Yes
Interpretation services? Yes

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