Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

Description (Service) COVID19-- all front line counter services closed to public, submit supporting documentation for claim by email or fax, mail or courier. Courier mail to Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, 25 Grosvenor St, 4th Floor, Toronto, M7A 1R1

Criminal Injuries Compensation Board has wound down and is no longer accepting new applications.

Administers Compensation for Victims of Crime Act * payments may be awarded for pain and suffering, lost pay due to inability to work, loss of support for dependants as a result of the victim's death, support of a child born as a result of rape, medical expenses, funeral expenses, other related costs * part of Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General

For applications not yet decided by the Board, maximum single payment amount has been increased to $30,000 from $25,000 and pain and suffering award has been capped at $5,000
Service Details
Public Comments Criminal Injuries Compensation Board has wound down and is no longer accepting new applications.
Hours COVID19 -- Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm, all front line counter services closed to public
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Victims of crimes of violence occurring in Ontario that result in personal injury or death * crime must be an offence under the Canadian Criminal Code * any offence involving a motor vehicle is excluded, unless the vehicle was used as a weapon of assault

Residency Requirements: Ontario
Application Apply within two years of crime, whether or not assailant has been apprehended or convicted * two year limitation does not apply for domestic or sexual violence crimes * extension possible in some circumstances * call, write or visit website for application form
Languages Other - interpreters or translators for other languages available for scheduled hearings, including American Sign Language interpreters * telephone interpretation in other languages
Address and Location
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
655 Bay St
14th Fl
Toronto, ON
Canada M7A 1E5
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Intersection Bay St and Dundas St W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-326-2900; Office: 416-326-2900
Toll Free Phone 1-800-372-7463
TTY Phone Bell Relay Service: 1-800-855-0511
Fax 416-326-2883; 1-844-249-1619

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