There is no compensation fund for victims of crime. However, the Victims of Crime Emergency Fund (VCEF) can provide immediate emergency assistance to victims of crime.
It is a fund of last resort, designed for victims who haven’t been able to get support from other sources such as Social Assistance, First Nations, Insurance, a shelter or community group.
If you are eligible, you may be able to get funding for:
You will need to meet with us to open a file. You do not have to report the crime in order to access this fund.
In some cases, people other than the victim may apply on the victim’s behalf.