Provincial and Federal Agencies
Alberta Solicitor General & Public Security
Alberta Solicitor General & Public Security website has information on Victim of Crime Protocols, Victim Impact Statements, Restitution & Financial Benefits.
Alberta Justice and Solicitor General provides phone numbers, addresses and information from the Justice Department, including: Provincial Court of Calgary, Edmonton and Other cities in Alberta. Maintenance Enforcement, probation, service of documents, law information, family law, Court of Queen’s Bench complaints.
Please note they do not provide advice on personal matters.
Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime
Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime (CRCVC) Advocates for victims and survivors of serious crime in Canada.
Department of Justice Canada
The Policy Centre for Victim Issues at the Department of Justice Canada works toward giving victims an effective voice in the criminal justice system by: helping victims and their families understand their role in the criminal justice system and the laws, services and assistance available to support them; ensuring that the perspectives of victims will be fully considered when relevant federal laws and policies are developed; increasing awareness both within Canada and internationally about the needs of victims of crime and effective approaches to respond to those needs.
Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime
Victims can contact the Federal Ombudsman For Victims of Crime Office to learn more about their rights under federal law and the services available to them, or to make a complaint about any federal agency or federal legislation dealing with victims of crime. In addition to its direct work with victims, the Office also works to ensure that policy makers and other criminal justice personnel are aware of victims' needs and concerns and to identify important issues and trends that may negatively impact victims.
Victim Services Alberta
The Alberta Police Based Victim Services Association (APBVSA) is the largest, exclusively police-based, victim services association in Canada. Membership includes all 126 police-based victim service programs operating in Alberta. Alberta Police Based Victim Service Programs promote and advocate the rights and entitlements of victims of crime and trauma through information, support, and community referrals. Please visit their website to link to a Victim Services Unit in your area.