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NCJ Number: 154032 Find in a Library
Title: Services for Victims of Crime
Corporate Author: Canadian Criminal Justice Assoc
Canada
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 260
Sponsoring Agency: Canadian Criminal Justice Assoc
Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 4X9
Sale Source: Canadian Criminal Justice Assoc
101-320 av. Parkdale Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario,
Canada
Type: Directory
Language: English; French
Country: Canada
Annotation: This directory lists services available to victims of crime in Canada.
Abstract: In recent years, the Canadian criminal justice system has increased its emphasis on crime victims and created victim services programs to meet their needs. Increased recognition of the emotional stress, physical injury, and strain associated with victimization has led to the implementation of programs such as police-based victim-witness service units. More comprehensive services have become available to victims of spousal assault, sexual assault, and child abuse. This national inventory of victim services should be helpful not only in identifying services in different areas of Canada, but also in facilitating the development of a national communication network between similar types of agencies. Services are listed by province/territory and city. Each entry includes an agency name, address, telephone number, and brief description of services offered.
Main Term(s): Victims of Crime
Index Term(s): Canada; Victim assistance directories; Victim services
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