Notice to readers:
Please note that there have been recent reports of fraudulent phone calls that appear to be from the Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime. The Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime did not place these calls. If you have received a suspicious phone call and wish to report it, please contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre toll-free at 1-888-495-8501. We apologize for any inconvenience and are working to resolve this matter.
Office of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime
Meet the Ombudsman
- I am honoured to be appointed to serve Canadians as the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime. I see the role of the Ombudsman as one that holds a significant responsibility to victims of crime and their families. Meet the Ombudsman
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At a glance...
Total number of issues handled by our complaints department in the past fiscal year (2016-2017).
A single case file may also have multiple issues.
Did you know?
Top 5 topics of individuals who contacted us
- Other levels of government (Provincial, territorial, legal aid, court, police, victim services, compensation)
- Victims’ rights
- Victim assistance options
- Limited Role of OFOVC
- Safety concerns