Court Support Services

One of our mandates as a Community Based Victim Services Workers  is to provide Court Support for women who are victims of Physical or sexual assault, stalking and harassment. Court support has several components, including:information and assistance in accessing the justice system;court preparation and accompaniment;liaison with crown counsel; accompaniment to police for the Statement; ongoing emotional support throughout the process.Vancouver & Lower Mainland VSU is your source for court information and guidance you can trust.

This includes the following:

Due to the nature of some evidence, it is not always in the victim's best interest to have family in the court room while testifying. To ensure victims are not alone during this process, Vancouver & Lower Mainland CBVS feels it is important to make a support person available.





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