Press releases

Black lives matter and so does black people’s access to justice

Sunday 07 June 2020

The murder of George Floyd, along with countless other instances of racism and injustice, are painful reminders of the prejudice that exists not only in the US, but also in the UK as well as worldwide.

Charities demand compensation for sexually abused children

Tuesday 18 July 2017

Sexually exploited children are being refused compensation by a Government agency on the grounds they ‘consented’ to their abuse.

Charity coalition responds to updated CICA guidelines for child sexual abuse victims

Tuesday 31 October 2017

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) today announced updated guidelines to ensure victims of child sexual abuse are not denied compensation on

Children aged six seeking psychological support after Manchester terror attack

Wednesday 31 May 2017

In the week following the deadly terrorist attack in Manchester, Victim Support has been contacted by victims and witnesses seeking psychological help.

Disabled people at increased risk of violent crime, Victim Support research reveals

Tuesday 19 April 2016

People with a limiting disability or illness are almost three and a half times more likely to suffer serious violence, analysis from the independent charity Victim Support (VS) reveals.

Ellie Goulding track backs online film raising awareness of domestic abuse

Thursday 13 October 2016

A new online film backed by an exclusive Ellie Goulding track hopes to raise awareness of domestic abuse and let victims know support is out there, so that they can #breaktheroutine.

Government consultation on proposed changes to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme

Thursday 16 July 2020

The government has today launched a consultation on proposed changes to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme.

Impact of crime increased in ‘severity’ during pandemic

Tuesday 24 November 2020

A new report by Victim Support finds that the impact of crime increased in ‘severity’ during pandemic and warns that figures of child victims are much higher than reported.

International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism

Friday 21 August 2020

This International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, our thoughts go out to all those affected by acts of terror.

International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism

Friday 21 August 2020

This International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, our thoughts go out to all those affected by acts of terror.

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