Dog Court Support.

Our Therapy Dogs provide support and affection for victims of crime attending court.
A yellow labrador Canine Court Companion Dog who is wearing a Guide Dog Canine Court Companion jacket. The dogs sitting not facing the camera but has turned their head so their face is.

About the program

Supporting victims of crime in court.

Attending court can be a stressful and confronting event for many people. The Canine Court Companion Program and the ACT Court Canine Support Program are both designed to support victims of crime if they are required to attend court.

Both Programs involve a carefully selected and trained Therapy Dog and Handler team, who provide a sense of calm and companionship to ease the stress of visiting court. The Programs are available in both New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory.

A person hugging a yellow labrador Canine Court Companion Dog who is wearing a Guide Dog Canine Court Companion jacket.

Canine Court Support in NSW

About the New South Wales Program.

In New South Wales, the Program runs in partnership with the New South Wales Government, Department of Justice (Victim Services).

A yellow labrador dogs face. The dog has a red collar and is looking to the left of the camera,

Canine Court Support in ACT

About the Australian Capital Territory Program.

In the Australian Capital Territory, the Program runs in partnership with the ACT Courts and Tribunal.

A black Guide Dog in harness standing outside. The dog is looking at the camera.

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