Information and practical supports for victims of a violent crime against a person, their families or anyone affected by violent crime including family violence, sexual assault, physical assault and homicide.
If you are a victim of a violent crime, help is available through the Victims Assistance Program (VAP). VAP will assign a Case Manager to help you manage the effects of the crime by providing you with services tailored to your needs.
This service is available for direct victims of violent crime, to those who witness, or provide assistance at the scene of a violent crime and family members of affected victims.
Victims Assistance also employs a Koori Engagement Worker who is available to provide confidential and culturally sensitive support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims of crime in the community.
Depending on each individual’s needs, the following services are available: