Organization of the CAVAC

Information on the Montérégie CAVAC may be found under the headings:

Team of professionals

The Montérégie CAVAC team consists of counsellors working in the different CAVAC locations as well as in the head office.

The CAVAC team is made up of professionals trained to provide assistance to victims of crime.

Background

The Montérégie CAVAC was established in 1989 and has been offering services since February 1990. The CAVAC was known as the CAVAC of the judicial district of Longueuil for many years before the name Montérégie CAVAC was adopted.

The Montérégie CAVAC has been involved in a number of working, consultative and cooperation committees at the regional and local levels over the past years in addition to offering services to clients. They include:

  • an expert committee and local intervention team;
  • a committee on the abuse of and violence against the elderly;
  • a training committee on the abuse of and violence against the elderly;
  • several committees looking into conjugal violence and sexual assault;
  • a committee addressing the issue of street gangs; and a committee on community mediation.

Service coverage

The Montérégie CAVAC delivers its services throughout the area served by the Longueuil courthouse (judicial district of Longueuil), the Saint-Hyacinthe courthouse (judicial district of Saint-Hyacinthe), the Salaberry-de-Valleyfield courthouse (judicial district of Beauharnois), the Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu courthouse (judicial district of Iberville) and the Sorel-Tracy courthouse (judicial district of Richelieu).

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