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:
0333 3581 999
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.
Helpline: 0845 123 2384
A support group for families, partners and friends of the victims of murder and manslaughter abroad.
SAMM (Support After Murder and Manslaughter):
Telephone support line for families and friends of homicide victims.
0333 335 0026 Friday-Sunday 19.00-03.00
Strut Safe is able to offer free walks home in Edinburgh, as well as a free phone service for the entire UK.
Users will call a central dispatcher requesting either an escort home or for the dispatcher to remain on the phone with them while they are in transit.
If the user needs a walk home, the dispatcher will assign a pair of volunteers to meet the user and escort them to their destination.
Victim Support: (24/7 support)
Victim Support operates a 24/7 Supportline and live chat service, every day of the year, offering specialist emotional and practical support to anyone who has been a victim or a witness. You don't have to report a crime to get help from Victim Support.
If you'd prefer to access interactive self-suport guides visit My Support Space
Telephone: 0808 16 89 111
Live chat: https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/help-and-support/get-help/support-near-you/live-chat
My Support Space: mysupportspace.org.uk/MoJ
All these services are free, confidential and available 24/7
Victim Support Services (formerly known as Families & Friends of Violent Crime)
Providing support for victims of crime
Why Me - Restorative Justice Service
Delivering a service supporting victims of crime and participants through the Restorative Justice process.
Step by step advice for going to court
Free legal information online for anyone injured in a violent crime.
Information to help parents identify and respond if their children are affected by gangs.
An online resource for knife crime, including the devastating effects on victims and relatives.
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.
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