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Domestic abuse: Break the routine

On average, high-risk victims live with domestic abuse for over two years before getting specialist help.



As an independent charity, we work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and the respect they deserve. We help people feel safer and find the strength to move beyond crime. Our support is free, confidential and tailored to your needs.

Get support now

If you’ve been affected by crime, we can give you the support you need to move forward. Our services are free, confidential and available to anyone in England and Wales, regardless of whether the crime has been reported or how long ago it happened. Choose from a number of ways to contact us.

More about our support

Our specialist teams deliver tailored support to help people recover from the effects of crime and traumatic events. We speak up for victims’ rights, ensuring their needs are met in the criminal justice system.

Sue’s story

"If it wasn’t for Victim Support, I don’t know where I would be now."

Support our cause

We need the generous support of members of the public to help even more people affected by crime and traumatic events.

  • Your support will help us answer more calls, and give even more people the specialist support they need to recover after crime.

    You can make a difference.


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Make a donation

Donate today and help us in our vital work supporting people affected by crime.

How you can help us

There are many ways you can support our charity, from donating or taking part in fundraising events, to joining our team of volunteers. Your support can help even more people move beyond the impact of crime.

  • Volunteer

    Join our team of trained volunteers to help people affected by crime and traumatic events.

  • Challenge events

    Take on a challenge event to help us support more people affected by crime.

Our expertise

We’re the leading independent charity for people affected by crime and traumatic events in England and Wales. We work locally to support people affected by crime and campaign nationally to put their needs first.

  • Why choose us?

    Find out more about our work and commissioning our services.

  • Policy and research

    Take a look at our latest research and publications.

  • Press

    Contact the press office to get our latest news and press releases.

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