Links and Resources

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Victim Support

The National VS  Website

Essex Police

Essex Police Website

Police UK 

All the Police Forces in UK with links to Local Forces

Shelter

Information on Housing and  Homelessness

Citizens Advice Bureau

   Invaluable Advice on many useful topics

The Court Service 

Full Information on All Civil and Criminal Courts

Home Office

Government information on Criminal Justice and many useful topics

Magistrates Association

Information on related topics

Womens Aid

Information on many related topics

The Charity Commission 

Includes advice to Trustees 

NSPCC 

Services for Children

Centre for Crime and Justice Studies

Information on many related topics

Crown Prosecution Service

Includes service delivery standards for victims and witnesses

Solicitors Pro Bono Group

Solicitors who work for nothing

Victims Charter

Details from the Home Office

Barristers Pro Bono Group

Barristers Pro Bono site, note that  solicitors will need to be engaged first, to instruct the Barrister.

Benefits Agency

Information On Social Security Benefits

Criminal Injuries Compensation

CICAP Site giving details of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme. 

Parliamentary Ombudsman

Complaints about Government Departments

Association of Personal Abuse Lawyers

Mainly for Lawyers but also carries a useful  Survivors Page

Suzy Lamplugh Trust

Information on personal safety

Neighbourhood Watch

Information about this local crime prevention initiative

The Times Millenium Supplement - Crime 

Interesting victim articles [ NB Frames ]

Protection from Harassment Act 1997

Gives the legislative protection from harassment