Crime Victims

Victims’ Information Service

Phone: 0808 168 923 (Freephone) 


The Victims’ Information Service is a free nationwide service which helps people find local support after a crime takes place. It brings together information on what will happen after reporting a crime, people that may be involved, help that should be provided and how to complain if something goes wrong. 

Victim Support 

Phone: 0808 1689 111 (Freephone, 8pm-8am Mon-Fri, Weekends 24 hours) 


Victim Support is an independent charity working towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and the respect they deserve. They run a confidential free helpline for anyone affected by crime as well as emotional and practical support, including advice on reporting a crime and processes involved in going to court and what happens during a trial.