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Get help from your local team

If you’ve been affected by crime, call your local victim care team in Essex on 0808 17 81 694. Lines are open 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

If you need support outside of our open hours, call our Supportline for free on 0808 16 89 111 or request support via our website.

Alternatively, you can contact us via live chat - open 24/7.

How we can help

We give emotional and practical help to people who have been affected by crime in Essex.

We’re an independent charity and you can contact us for support regardless of whether you’ve contacted the police, and no matter how long ago the crime took place. We’ll help you for as long as it takes to overcome the impact of crime. 

Last year we offered immediate support to nearly 25,000 people affected by crime in Essex, and gave in-depth support to over 3,000 people.

If you call your local Victim Support team, we’ll make sure you get the information and support you need. This might be arranging a meeting for you to talk to us and receive emotional support in confidence, helping you to fill out a compensation form or get advice on how to make your home more secure, or referring you to other specialist organisations that can also help. 

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