Links to other websites
Victim Support branches and the Witness Service provide support to victims of all kinds of crimes, including burglary, rape, domestic violence, racist crimes and murder. As well as providing practical and emotional support, branches and the Witness Service have a good knowledge of local contacts and conditions and are able to refer you on to other appropriate agencies if you wish. Contact details of local branches and the Witness Service are available on this website.
A list of other agencies based in Northern Ireland is provided below. Please note that Victim Support Northern Ireland is unable to guarantee the accuracy of content on other agencies' websites or the quality of their service.
- Cruse Bereavement Care - 02890 792419
- Department of the Director of Public Prosecutions - 02890 231614
- Law Society of Northern Ireland - 02890 231614
- Nexus Institute - 02890 326803
- Northern Ireland Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NIACRO) - 02890 320157
- Northern Ireland Association of Citizens Advice Bureau - 02890 23111
- Northern Ireland Court Service - 02890 328594
- Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland - 02890 828600
- Probation Board for Northern Ireland - 02890 262460
- Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Centre - 02890 249696
- Samaritans - 02890 664422 (helpline)
- Women's Aid Federation - 02890 331818 (helpline)
- Youth Conference Service, Northern Ireland
The following Northern Ireland Office publications contain useful information on the services available to victims of crime and the standards those services should meet.
- Victims of crime: a code of practice
- Are you a victim? We can help.
Copies of these publications are available from the Northern Ireland Office or local branches.
A comprehensive list of UK agencies providing support and information for victims of crime is available on the national Victim Support website.