No. The victim of a break-in must speak to their personal insurance company. However, the CAVAC can inform them of other possible recourses.
If I lose my income as a result of a crime, will I be able to obtain financial compensation from a CAVAC?
No. CAVACs offer assistance services, not financial compensation. It’s the responsibility of the crime victims compensation office (IVAC) to provide compensation to eligible victims. CAVACs can, [...]
Yes. CAVACs have access to court information. Victim support workers can inform victims of the progress of their case within the justice system, including the hearing dates, and let them know if [...]
Can a CAVAC victim support worker help me complete the application for compensation from the crime victims compensation office (IVAC)?
Yes. The CAVAC will inform victims of the compensation available and can help them complete the appropriate application form.
No. Only members of the Barreau du Québec may give legal advice. Members of the Chambre des notaires may act as legal advisors, but cannot represent victims in court.
No. There is no specific period of time within which victims could contact a CAVAC. The services of CAVACs are available at any time after a crime has been committed.
No. The services of the CAVAC are free and confidential.