Problems

SupportLine is particularly aimed at those who are isolated, at risk, vulnerable and victims of any form of abuse.

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Problems

SupportLine is particularly aimed at those who are isolated, at risk, vulnerable and victims of any form of abuse.

Visit our problem page

Problems

SupportLine is particularly aimed at those who are isolated, at risk, vulnerable and victims of any form of abuse.

Visit our problem page

Problems

SupportLine is particularly aimed at those who are isolated, at risk, vulnerable and victims of any form of abuse.

Visit our problem page

Problems

Victim Support

Please see separate sections for crimes relating to Child Abuse Survivors, Rape and Sexual Assault, Hate Crime, Forced Marriage, Stalking.

There are some useful resources listed below.

Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority:
0300 003 3601

www.cica.gov.uk
Deal with compensation claims from people who have been physically or mentally injured because they were the victim of a violent crime in England, Scotland or Wales.

Murdered Abroad
Helpline: 0845 123 2384

www.murdered-abroad.org.uk
A support group for families, partners and friends of the victims of murder and manslaughter abroad.

SAMM (Support After Murder and Manslaughter):
0121 472 2912 / 0845 872 3440

www.samm.org.uk
Telephone support line for families and friends of homicide victims.

Victim Support:
0808 1689 111

www.victimsupport.org.uk
Emotional support, information and practical help to victims of crimes ranging from burglary to murder through a network of local branches. The Witness Service, operating in every criminal court, offers support and practical information about the court process before, during and after a trial.

Why Me - Restorative Justice Service
020 3096 7708

www.why-me.org
Delivering a service supporting victims of crime and participants through the Restorative Justice process.


Useful websites

www.courtroomadvice.co.uk
Step by step advice for going to court

https://www.vchars.uk/
VCHARS was set up for the purpose of providing a free advice and referral service to support victims' families and friends of violent crime.

https://www.inbrief.co.uk/personal-injury/injured-in-violent-crime/
Free legal information online for anyone injured in a violent crime.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/advice-to-parents-and-carers-on-gangs
Information to help parents identify and respond if their children are affected by gangs.

http://www.knifecrimes.org/
An online resource for knife crime, including the devastating effects on victims and relatives.

http://www.hundredfamilies.org/
Practical information for families affected by mental health homicides in Britain. Around a 100 families a year will have a loved one killed by someone with mental illness.

SUPPORTLINE is in need of its own fundraising volunteers across the country who can raise much needed funds for the charity. If you can help please contact us for an information pack.

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