Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime

Mandate includes:

  • Facilitating access of victims to existing federal programs and services by providing them with information and referrals
  • Addressing complaints of victims about compliance with the provisions of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act that apply to victims of offenders under federal supervision and providing an independent resource for those victims
  • Enhancing awareness among criminal justice personnel and policy makers of the needs and concerns of victims and the applicable laws that benefit victims of crime, including to promote the principles set out in the Canadian Statement of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime
  • Identifying emerging issues and exploring systemic issues that impact negatively on victims of crime.

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Address / Contact Info

P.O. Box 55037 Ottawa, ONK1P 1A1

Phone Numbers

Toll-free: 1-866-481-8429
TTY: 1-877-644-8385
Fax: (613) 941-3498

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This program was last updated on: 21 Mar 2021.