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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 launches support centre for international tourists in London

11 August 2015

Victim Support has today launched a mobile centre in London to support international tourists who fall victim to crime, in association with the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) and the

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Victim Support and ADT research reveals crippling effects of crime on small and medium sized businesses

06 August 2015

Research commissioned by Victim Support and security firm ADT has revealed that over half (51 per cent) of small and medium sized businesses in the UK have been the target of crime, collectively costing owners up to £25m – or £2,625 for every incident. 

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Victim Support continues to help people affect by Tunisia attack

27 July 2015

In response to the terrorist attack in Tunisia last month which saw 30 Britons lose their lives, Victim Support is still supporting people affected by the atrocity. 

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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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