The Domestic Violence Unit investigates offences, assists victims, and makes referrals to community partners. Victims are supported with safety planning and risk assessments.
519-421-2800 ext. 236 or 1-800-537-6277
519-688-6540 or 1-888-310-1122
If your (ex)-partner has been charged with any domestic violence crime against you, a Crown Attorney along with community services are available to speak with you about the charges, the court process, and resources available. These meetings are drop-in from 10am—12pm on Fridays at the Woodstock courthouse.
Legal aid may be available to assist you with the cost of a lawyer based on your financial situation and specific legal issue.
DUTY COUNSEL: 519-539-6187
CRIMINAL CHARGES: 1-800-668-8258
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT: 1-800-688-8258
Offers immediate, short term crisis intervention 24/7 to individuals impacted by crime or tragedy. Trained staff and volunteers are available to provide emotional support, practical assistance and information on site or by telephone. Services are voluntary and free of charge. Available during business hours or through emergency services after-hours.
Victim/Witness Assistance Program - Ministry of the Attorney Genereral
Woodstock ON N4S 6J8
Probation and Parole Officers assess and supervise offenders in the community. Officers may answer victim questions related to the process of supervision and some relevant client supervision information.
519-539-8175 (collect calls accepted)
A telephone service providing victims with notification of release dates and hearings for the offender in their case. Registration is needed.
Individualized support within the community for adults who are coping with persistent mental health issues.
COURT DIVERSIONS AND SUPPORT:
Integrative support and rehabilitation as agreed upon by the Crown Attorney for adults with a serious mental disorder (mental illness, develop-mental delay, or acquired brain injury) who have come into contact with the Criminal Justice System
CONCURRENT DISORDER SUPPORT:
Community support for individuals who are coping with both a persistent mental illness and a substance abuse issue.
Permanent independent living accommodations for individuals with a persistent mental illness who is homeless or at risk of homeless-ness. (Locations in Ingersoll, Woodstock, and Tillsonburg)
Specialized staff offer counselling, assessments and individualized safety plans for women, experiencing abuse in their intimate relationships. Group support and individual counselling is available for women. Groups are offered for children who have witnessed family violence. The program offers specialized group services for perpetrators of partner assault. These are primarily for Court ordered clients. Group are negotiated per ability to pay. Non Court ordered referrals may participate in the program but most pay the full cost of the program fees.
712 Peel St, Woodstock
1-800-250-7010 ext. 380
Mental Health Services of Oxford County
Woodstock General Hospital offers both inpatient and outpatient services. Outpatient services include adult and child mental health programs. Self-referral or referral from your family physician. The services include psychiatric consultation; individual, group, family and marriage counselling.
310 Juliana Drive, Woodstock
Offers both inpatient and outpatient services. Self-referral or referral from your family physician will enable access to the hospital’s services. The services include emergent care in the social support on an outpatient basis.
DASO offers a wide range of supportive services for women abused by an intimate partner. Services are free and confidential. Trained staff are available 24 hours a day and on our crisis line to assist with safety planning, offer support and referrals or just to talk about the abuse. Individual support is offered in Tillsonburg, Ingersoll and Norwich by appointment. A weekly women’s group is offered in Woodstock. Long-term support for women who have been sexually abused/assaulted is provided throughout the county.
975 James St, Woodstock