Any victim who has experienced a financial loss due to a crime has the right to seek restitution.
Restitution is a court ordered way for an offender to be held accountable for the crime they committed by reimbursing the victim for expenses related to that crime.
The Government of Alberta’s Restitution Recovery Program is one of several programs available to victims of crime in Alberta – programs such as the Victim and Community Impact Statement Programs and the Victim Assistance Programs.
The Restitution Recovery Program is available to victims who have experienced a financial loss as a result of a crime in Alberta. Victims choose to opt-in or opt-out of the program when they complete the Statement on Restitution form. Once the form is submitted to the court, a judge may order restitution; and if a victim chose to opt-in, the judge may authorize the program to attempt to collect outstanding restitution payments on behalf of the victim.
Please complete this short survey about your experience with seeking restitution and the Restitution Recovery Program. Ongoing feedback from this survey will be used to help us understand if the application process was clear and the support you received was helpful, and will allow us to continue to improve restitution services available to victims of crime in Alberta.
- Completing the survey is voluntary.
- The survey should only take a few minutes to complete.
- Your responses are confidential and will not effect your service in any way.
- Your responses will be combined with those of other respondents and reported in an aggregate form.
- You will not receive a response to your survey comments or submission.
- To move between pages in the survey, please use the buttons on the survey screen, not the back button on the browser as this will exit the survey.
Information you provide to Alberta Justice and Solicitor General is collected under the authorization of Section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act and is managed in accordance with Part 2 of the FOIP Act.
The information provided will be used for the purpose of evaluating the effectiveness of the Restitution Recovery Program. Your personal information will not be used or disclosed for any other purpose, without your written consent or unless required to do so by law. Responses should not contain any personal information of individuals such as name, address, phone number, etc.
If you have any questions about how the information you provide is collected, stored or used, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org