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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.

We are an independent charity and 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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Help for witnesses

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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As a charity we rely on volunteers, fundraising and donations to enable us to continue giving the best possible support to victims.

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About Victim Support

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Victim Support is the independent charity for victims and witnesses of crime in England and Wales.

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 celebrates Safer Internet Day 2016

09 February 2016

Victim Support is celebrating Safer Internet Day on Tuesday 9 February to raise awareness of online safety for children and young people.

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Victim Support named UK’s most LGBT-friendly charity

19 January 2016

Victim Support has ranked as the best not-for-profit employer for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people in the UK, according to gay rights charity Stonewall.

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Victim Support welcomes new domestic abuse law

30 December 2015

Legislation that comes into force today paves the way for charges to be brought in domestic abuse cases where there is evidence of repeated "controlling or coercive behaviour" for the first time.

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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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