Support For Victims

The Victim Care and Advice Service are free & confidential organisation who will provide you with professional, personalised support to help you cope and recover from the affects of the crime.

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Types Of Support

Below is some details in relation to how we can support you

Emotional support

Provide you with the opportunity to talk to someone independent about what has happened and how it has affected you.

Practical support

Such as providing Crime Prevention advice to make you or your home safer.

Restorative Justice

Where possible we can help you get the answers and explanation you deserve.

Finance

Help you make a claim from your insurance company or apply for Criminal Injuries Compensation (Following a serious assault).

Onward referral

Help you get access to the best possible support from other specialist services.

Attending Court

If you are required to attend court then we can help support you through this process.

Frequently asked questions

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Can you help me move house?

We can provide advice with regard to housing issues and where required can advocate on your behalf with housing providers.

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How old do I have to be to get support?

We support all ages

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I am nervous to engage alone. Can a friend/family member attend appointments with me?

Yes, you can have someone with you if that is what you require.

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I do not want anyone in my home address. Can I meet face to face elsewhere?

Yes, arrangements can be made to meet with you at another safe location.

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I work Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Can I be offered support outside of these hours?

We can make arrangements to support you at a time that is convenient to you.

Any Questions

If you have any questions about our services please do not hesitate to contact us

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