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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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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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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 launches manifesto

01 May 2015

Victim Support has launched a manifesto for victims and witnesses of crime which outlines eight proposals to improve their experience of the criminal justice system.

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Fundraisers run London Marathon for Victim Support

27 April 2015

On Sunday 26 April, six people bravely completed the 2015 London Marathon for the charity Victim Support, raising more than £12,500 between them. 

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New information line for victims of crime

01 April 2015

Victims of crime will be able to get information on their entitlements to support, and on local arrangements for the provision of support to victims, by calling a new freephone* helpline from 1 April 2015. The telephone number for this is 0808 168 9293.

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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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