POLICE BASED

VICTIM SERVICES

Funded Through the Ministry of Justice:

Castlegar RCMP Victim Services is a police based program that offers assistance to people who have been affected by crime or trauma

Emotional Support
Staff/volunteers provide emotional support in person and over the phone to victims, witnesses and their family members.

Information and Practical Assistance
Staff/volunteers can provide information on the status of a police investigation, the justice system, and crime prevention. They can also assist with filling out Crime Victim Assistance Forms and Victim Impact Statements. 

Court Support
The program can provide information on the role of the various players in the justice system, the practicalities of testifying as a witness, and updates on court appearances