Victim Support

Victim Support

Charity information

Victim Support

As an independent charity, we work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and the respect they deserve. We help people feel safer and find the strength to move forward after crime. Our support is free, confidential and tailored to your needs.

Founded 1974

  • Mission statement

    Victim Support is the independent charity for people affected by crime and traumatic events in England and Wales. Our specialist teams provide individual, independent, emotional and practical help to enable people to cope and recover from the effects of crime.

    Our vision is a world where victims and witnesses are given the support they need and the respect they deserve.

    To achieve our vision our mission will be to:

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

    2. Champion the interests of victims and witnesses.

    3. 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: 12

    Full time staff: 1100

    Volunteers: 3000

    Phone number: 020 7268 0223

    Address: Hallam House, 56-60 Hallam Street, London W1W 6JL

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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