Victims services and funding

Learn more about criminal charges, pro-active referrals, peace bonds and restitution.

Victim information and assistance

Access additional information and assistance from federal agencies working for a victim of crime.

Directory of victims services

Use the online Victim Service Directory to search for victim services in every province and territory. Contact information is also available for specialized services for children, Aboriginal people, survivors of domestic violence, and other victims of crime.

Financial assistance to attend a parole hearing

Learn more about financial assistance to eligible victims to attend Parole Board of Canada hearings.

Financial assistance for Canadians victimized abroad

Canadian citizens who have been violently victimized abroad may be eligible for financial assistance to reimburse certain expenses incurred as a result of the crime.

Funding for child advocacy centers

Learn more about funding for non-governmental organizations who wish to create or enhance a Child Advocacy Centre to better meet the needs of young victims of crime.

Funding for projects for victims of crime

Learn more about funding for provinces, territories and non-government organizations whose projects and activities encourage the development of new approaches, promote access to justice, improve the capacity of service providers, foster the establishment of referral networks, or increase awareness of services available to victims of crime and their families.

Funding to host a victims week event

Learn more about funding to help organizations host an event for the National Victims of Crime Awareness Week.