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About this service
If you are the victim of crime we can assist you with emotional and practical support to get you back on your feet.
There's many ways we can help, including help to:
- liaise with police, solicitors, housing agencies, or medical professionals on your behalf
- link you to treatment and support services
- organise emergency accommodation referrals
- navigate the justice process.
- specialised trauma counselling
- re-establish feelings of safety
- regain power in your life
- reconnect with family, friends and your community
You may be able to get financial assistance from the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal or compensation from the offender through a civil action.
For more information contact:
- Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (External link) (External link)
- Law Institute of Victoria Referral Service (External link) (External link) (who can provide details of lawyers who can assist you)
- Your local Community Legal Centre (External link) (External link)
Wrapping support services around you
You'll find a host of services at our centre, including mental health support, financial counsellors and alcohol and drug support.
If you think any of our other services can help your lawyer, or any of our staff can put you in touch with the service.
Phone us on 9087 5739 or visit us at any time to discuss.