Discussion in 'SK - SASKATCHEWAN' started by ThoughtElf, Jun 12, 2009.
This is for providing information & links to Advocates for Missing Persons
The Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime
Dept. of Justice
THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA PROVIDES FUNDING TO VICTIMS OF CRIME SUPPORT SERVICES IN NORTHERN SASKATCHEWAN
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Victims Services
Saskatchewan RCMP work with Saskatchewan Justice to provide services to victims of crime. These services include crisis intervention, compensation and victim/witness services. Most areas of the province are covered by police-affiliated victims services programs.
Domestic Violence Information
Courts of Saskatchewan
Government of Saskatchewan
Another tool in the fight against domestic violence was unveiled today in Regina with the first sitting of the Regina Domestic Violence Court.
A therapeutic court emphasizing healing and offender accountability, the new court will work to increase the safety of victims of domestic violence by focusing on creating permanent changes in the behaviour of offenders.
"Violence and abuse in all situations is unacceptable," Justice Minister Don Morgan said. "When it happens in the home, it causes great trauma not only to the victim, but also to our children and it destabilizes families and communities. I am pleased to see that so many partners have come together to address this issue, and I particularly want to thank the Court for its leadership in this area. We've seen the success these type of programs can have in making communities safer and we're proud to see the expansion of this option.
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