“Whoever the victim, and whatever the crime, we will always put them first and give the best possible support, care and advice”

We are a confidential and free victim referral service.

We put victims of crime at the heart of our service ensuring they are given help and support to cope and recover from the difficult experience they have faced.

We understand the different needs required by people using the service. Some may have suffered deep psychological or emotional trauma; some may be vulnerable or suffer from a particular disability; people from particular ethnic groups may need culturally sympathetic support; people of different ages will have different needs to each other; some cases are more complex than others.

Whoever the victim, and whatever the crime, we will always put them first and give the best possible support, care and advice.

Contact us by visiting the contact us page

To find out about your rights and entitlements as a victim of crime you can look at the Victims Code of Practice leaflet published by the Ministry of Justice.

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Have you experienced Sexual Violence?

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If you have been the victim of Sexual Violence or Rape, we can provide support from one of our Independent Sexual Violence Advisors.

Click HERE to find out more about the support they can provide, free, confidentially and independently.

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