Victim Services – Child Victim / Witness Program

Provided by: Government of Nova Scotia - Department of Justice

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Service Description

Helps child victims and witnesses prepare for court by:

  • Giving information and answering questions about the criminal justice system
  • Explaining the court process and everyone's role in it
  • Providing a tour of the courtroom and preparing a child for court
  • Arranging meetings with the Crown Attorney
  • Helping to prepare Victim Impact Statements
  • Helping with an application for Criminal Injuries Counselling
  • Assisting to contact other agencies that might be of help

Eligibility

Children and youth

Application Process

Contact the local Provincial Victim Services Program office

Documents Required

No documents required

Fees

No fees

Languages Offered

English

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia

Provincial Victim Services Program – Pictou

Address:
290 West River Road
Pictou NS  B0K 1H0
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Mailing Address:
PO Box 430
Pictou NS  B0K 1H0

Site Info

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Site Hours

Monday
8:30am–4:30pm
Tuesday
8:30am–4:30pm
Wednesday
8:30am–4:30pm
Thursday
8:30am–4:30pm
Friday
8:30am–4:30pm

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible with prior notice

Coverage Area

Antigonish County • Colchester County • Cumberland County • Pictou County • East Hants