Publications for Victims of Crime

To order printed copies of these publications, complete the Publication and Resource Order Form (PDF).

Help Starts Here

The Help Starts Here series provides information for victims of crime in English, Chinese, Punjabi and French. They are in portable document format (PDF).

Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults

Break and Enter

Child Victim of Crime

Crime Victim Assistance Program

Dating Violence

Dealing with Sudden Death

Domestic Violence

Restorative Justice

Sexual Assault

Stalking (Criminal Harassment)

Victim and Witnesses in Court

Victim and Witnesses Testify

Victim Notification

Victim of Crime

The Ministry of Attorney General and the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General gratefully acknowledge the financial contribution of Department of Justice Canada for the translation of this series.

Restitution Program Brochure

Victims who experience financial losses as a result of crime, can seek financial compensation from offenders.

Restitution Program Information and Application for Victims

Restitution Program Information and Application for Offenders

Help, Hope and Healing

The Help, Hope and Healing series provides information for women who have been victims of violence.

Peace Bonds and Protection Orders

Peace bonds and family law protection order are orders made by the court to protect one person from another person. Learn more in the publications below and by visiting the Protection Order registry website.

Your Rights if You Are A Victim of Crime

You did not choose to be a victim of crime. Knowing your rights can help support you through the criminal justice system.

Your Voice in Criminal Court

Help is available for victims and witnesses going to court. Victim service workers can also help you through the court process.

Crime Victim Assistance Program (CVAP)

CVAP assists victims, immediate family members and some witnesses in coping with the effects of violent crime.