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Help for victims

If you've been a victim of any crime or have been affected by a crime committed against someone you know, we can help you find the strength to deal with what you've been through.

Our services are free and available to everyone, whether or not the crime has been reported and regardless of when it happened.

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If you've witnessed a crime, the witness service can help you cope with the stress of going to court by giving you information and support.

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About Victim Support

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If you've been a victim of any crime or have been affected by a crime committed against someone you know, we can help you find the strength to deal with what you've been through.

Our services are free and available to everyone, whether or not the crime has been reported and regardless of when it happened. 

We are not part of the police, the courts or any other criminal justice agency.

You can contact us through your local branch or through the Supportline. British Sign Language translation

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News

Victim Support research finds victims of crime are waiting longer than ever for their cases to come to court

23 June 2015

Analysis by Victim Support has found that Crown Courts in England and Wales are taking longer than at any point in the last 15 years to process cases, leading to an 18 month backlog of trials.

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Victim Support backs online ticket fraud campaign

09 June 2015

Figures released from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau show that £3.35 million was lost to ticket fraud in 2014.

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Volunteers’ Week 2015

01 June 2015

Volunteers’ Week is the national celebration of volunteers and takes place 1-7 of June.

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152,726 victims received practical and emotional help in the last year.

95% of victims were satisfied with support we’ve given them in the last year.

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