Resources

Resources for Survivors

Living Beyond the Murder of a Loved One: Information for Families and Others Affected by Homicide – Prepared by the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) www.ovc.gov.on.ca

Homicide Survivors – Dealing with Grief Prepared by the Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime. www.crcvc.ca

Navigating the Canadian Criminal Justice System: A Guide for Victims, Prepared by the Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime

A guide for the families of homicide victims Prepared by Toronto Police Services

Information Guide to Assist Victims Prepared by National Office for Victims, Public Safety Canada

 


 

More support for homicide survivors – Links to websites

(*note: We cannot attest to the quality of service for each resource or whether a service will be right for you. Links are for information only.)

Victims’ Bill of Rights (Ontario)

Canadian Victims Bill of Rights

Victim Services at Correctional Service Canada

Department of Justice – Policy Centre for Victim Issues 

Parole Board of Canada

National Office for Victims (Public Safety Canada)

Office of the Federal Ombusdman for Victims of Crime

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

Ministry of the Attorney General – Ontario Victim Services 

Ministry of the Attorney General – OVSS – Criminal Justice Process Flowchart

National Victims of Crime Awareness Week

Canadian Parents of Murdered Children (Carleton Place)

Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime (Ottawa)

Canadian Crime Victim Foundation (Newmarket)

Families and Friends of Murder Victims (Yahoo Group)

Murdered or Missing Persons’ Families’ Association (Quebec)

Court Prep

What’s Your Grief?

Aftermath of Murder – Survivor Stories

 

“Never compare your grief. You – and only you walk your path.”

 

-Nathalie Himmelrich