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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, we 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.

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News

No room for complacency about violent crime

23 April 2014

Numbers of people injured in serious violence dropped by 12 per cent in 2013 compared to 2012, according to an England and Wales study by Cardiff University.
Responding to research, Adam Pemberton, Assistant Chief Executive at Victim Support, said: 

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Victim Support’s fantastic five complete the London Marathon

16 April 2014

On Sunday (13 April), Hamilton Bowler, Jono Malone, Emma Denny, Lauren Turner and Suzanne Tracey all completed the London Marathon in aid of Victim Support.

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Discrediting abuse victims must stop says Victim Support

10 April 2014

The courts must stop using behaviour that is a result of sexual abuse to discredit vulnerable victims and witnesses giving evidence, says Victim Support, in response to the serious case re

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98% of witnesses found our service easy to access

98% of victims would recommend Victim Support to other people.

We supported 204,871 witnesses at court in the last year

We supported 204,871 witnesses at court in the last year.

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