News and blogs
1 June 2020
Lyn lives in Cardiff and has volunteered with Victim Support for over 15 years. She enquired about volunteering at her local magistrates’ court after reading a newspaper article about Victim Support. This is her story.
1 May 2020
Victim Support’s new online resource now available to all victims of crime.
23 April 2020
Victim Support welcomes funding from the Ministry of Justice to expand our online support to every region of England and Wales. Now, more than ever, those affected by crime need to be able to access support services remotely.
23 March 2020
We recognise that the coronavirus is causing anxiety for many us; particularly victims of crime. Those affected by crime may be worried about accessing support services and could also feel anxiety around delays to trials or police investigations.
13 February 2020
It is deeply disturbing to see that more women are being killed, in part, due to a rise in homicides as a result of domestic abuse.
4 February 2020
Following the knife attack on Streatham High Road on 2 February 2020, we are urging anyone affected to get in touch for free and confidential support.
13 January 2020
A group of victims of the 2017 Westminster Bridge attack are planning a commemoration for the third anniversary.
6 January 2020
Victim Support is encouraging people to come forward for free emotional and practical support if they have been affected by media coverage of the sentencing of serial rapist Reynhard Sinaga.
20 December 2019
The Government have announced support for the introduction of a Victims’ Law. Chief Executive of Victim Support, Diana Fawcett, commented on the announcement.
13 December 2019
New figures show that as many as 68% of victims are still waiting on court-ordered compensation they were granted half a year ago.