Family Violence Prevention Centre - Domestic Violence Complainant Program

Edmonton John Howard Society

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Description
Provides support and assistance to victims of family violence going through or who have been subpoenaed to testify in Domestic Violence Court or Queen’s Bench criminal courts.

Service offers:

  • assistance to victims of domestic violence who are required to appear in court

Includes:

  • information on the criminal court process including court updates/outcomes, bail hearing outcomes and release conditions
  • assistance with facilitating communication with the Crown Prosecutors' Office
  • information on rights and resources for victims of crime
  • criminal court education
  • court orientation
  • accompaniment to court
  • ongoing emotional support
  • appropriate referrals to community - based programs
  • assistance in safety planning / risk assessment
  • information on programs and services for victims of crime
  • workers available in Domestic Violence Docket Court

The Domestic Violence Complainant Assistance Program does NOT make decisions for someone, provide legal advice, provide counselling, discuss details of the offence, or provide assistance in cases other than domestic violence.


Key Provider: court support workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to residents:
  • Edmonton residents
  • who are victims or witnesses of domestic violence crime
Application Process
Service Access: , To access service:
  • contact at least one month prior to the trial, or as soon as possible.

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-422-0721
Fax
780-427-5641
Web Site
http://www.johnhoward.org
Email
info@johnhoward.org
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: No -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
March 22, 2024
Address
97 Street and 102A Avenue; 1A Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB, T5J 0R2
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM to 04:30 PM

Closed 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM.