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Victims: Compensation for Victims of Crime

Provided by: Government of Saskatchewan - Justice

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Service Description

Victims of crime are able to apply for reasonable expenses resulting from criminal acts of personal violence, such as physical and/or sexual assault, murder, robbery and kidnapping. Individuals do not need a lawyer to apply. Compensation for reasonable expenses include:

  • certain medical costs 
  • counselling
  • funeral expenses to a maximum of $5,000 where not covered by other programs
  •  loss of income where it is not covered by Employment Insurance, Worker’s Compensation or an insurance plan
  • damage to or loss of clothing as a result of the crime.

Compensation is NOT available for pain and suffering, personal property damage or legal fees. Visit the website for details. 


Individuals may be eligible for compensation if: - the crime occurred in Saskatchewan - the crime is reported to the police - they experience personal violence such as robbery, sex crimes, assault causing bodily harm, manslaughter, murder, attempted murder and kidnapping - application for compensation is made within two years from the date of injury, or in the case of sexual assault, within two years from the date the offence was reported to police.

Application Process

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NOTE: Applications will be accepted up to two years after the crime has been committed. In cases of sexual assault, individuals may apply up to two years after the date the offence was reported to the police.

Prosecutions District: North Battleford


1146 102nd Street
4th Floor
North Battleford SK  S9A 1E9

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