Victim Support

Victim Support

Charity information

Victim Support

Victim Support is an independent charity dedicated to supporting victims of crime and traumatic incidents in England and Wales. Our purpose is to provide specialist help to support people to cope and recover to the point where they feel they are back on track with their lives.
Victim Support works with victims of crime and we put them at the heart of our organisation and the way we run our services. Our work, our support and our voice is informed and shaped by them.

Founded 1974

  • Mission statement

    Victim Support works with victims of crime and we put them at the heart of our organisation and the way we run our services.

    Our work, our support and our voice is informed and shaped by them.

    As an organisation victims are our only focus, and over the years we have developed unrivalled expertise in their needs, aspirations and their journey through the criminal justice system.
    We are a national organisation but we are deeply rooted in the local communities in which we work.

    To realise our vision, we will:

    Provide victims and witnesses with high-quality practical and emotional support.

    Champion the interests of victims and witnesses.

    Construct a sustainable operating model utilising high-quality staff and volunteers.

  • Aims

    Victim Support aims to:

    • Provide victims and witnesses with high-quality practical and emotional support.
    • Champion the interests of victims and witnesses.
    • Construct a sustainable operating model utilising high-quality staff and volunteers.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1974

    Registered Charity Number: 298028

    Board members: 11

    Full time staff: 1100

    Volunteers: 2000

    Phone number: 07940 474581

    Address: 1 Bridge Street, Derby DE1 3HZ

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