Victims of Crime Service
The Victims of Crime Service supports people to deal with personal and practical problems associated with the impact of crime, to allow them to regain control of their lives.
Have you been the victim of a violent crime?
Has a loved one been the victim of a violent crime?
Are you feeling alone or confused about where to go from here?
Would you simply like more information about court, legal proceedings or victims rights?
For peace of mind, would you like to know sentence details relating to the offender?
How can we help?
Services available include:
Victims register - We can keep you informed as to where the offender involved in your case is located in the prison system and make you aware of possible parole and release dates.
A Listening Ear - If you just need to talk to someone about how or where best to seek the support you need, please contact Victims Support Services or Victims of Crime Service.
Information - If you would like to know any more about your rights, legal procedures, Victim Impact Statements, or related issues, we will do our best to give you answers.
Other Options - We can assist you in gaining the support and information you require. We offer a safe, secure and relaxed environment. We recognise that your circumstances are unique and will treat you as an individual. We want to help you gain access to services to enable you to be more in control of your situation.
Who this service is for
Anyone impacted by crime
Our services are free and confidential.
Offices are open 8.45 - 5.00pm Mon-Fri
How this service is delivered
Visit one of our offices
Call or visit us online
Call us on (toll free) 1300 300 238 or contact one of our offices directly.
You can also visit our website for more information.
We'll come to you (outreach)
Victims of Crime services can be arranged for people in rural and remote areas.
More programs from Department of Justice
Family Violence Response and Referral Line
The line offers information and referrals to a full range of response, counselling, information and other support services provided by Safe at Home. In all emergencies ring 000.