VOCAL Inc NSW. Level 1, 432 Hunter St, Newcastle. ABN 99 422 394 085 (02) 4926 2711

Victim Support Unit

How we can help you

Our Victim Support Unit consists of trauma-informed professionals dedicated to assisting victims of crime. Through trauma informed principles of care, staff provide information, education and practical strategies to help reduce traumatic reactions and to increase understanding and empowerment.

The Victim Support Unit is equipped to deal with a variety of client needs and can help assist clients work through feelings of guilt, shame, blame, grief and loss, trust, feat, difficulty with concentration and disturbed sleeping patterns. Men, women and children are welcome to attend office appointments or can work with staff via phone or email. Support is tailored to suit the personal need of each client.

If the crime occurred in NSW, counselling and financial assistance is available through the Victims Services.

If the crime occurred outside of NSW, please contact the relevant organisation in your state of residence. Please see below for more details.

Counselling & Financial Assistance

Counselling for victims of crime may be available via Victims Services...

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Victims Register

List yourself and circumstances in the NSW Victim Register

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Court Preparation & Support

Giving evidence in a criminal matter can be very difficult for a witness...

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Support in other States

For more information on how to receive support outside of NSW

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