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How can we help?

Support After A Crime

We’re here to help anyone affected by a crime and offer a range of services to help you to recover from the experience.
Cope & Recovery Support

Support If You Need To Go To Court

Northumbria Victims & Witness Service can support you if you need to give evidence in court as part of the criminal case.
Court Support

Rights & Information

If you have been a victim of crime, you are entitled to a certain level of service under the Victims Code.
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Who are we?

Northumbria Victim and Witness Service 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.

Whoever the victim and whatever the crime, Northumbria Victims & Witness Service will always put them first and give the best possible support, care and advice.

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Zara’s story of recovering from domestic abuse

Zara was referred to Northumbria Victims & Witness Service by the police officer in charge of her case, following an incident of domestic abuse at her home.

Frighteningly, during the incident, she had resorted to locking herself and her children upstairs when her husband had become violent.

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