Victim Support Edinburgh (Victim Support Scotland)

Who is this for?

  • People aged 12 years old and over and a victim of crime needing support (the crime does not need to be reported to the police)

Who provides this?

  • Victim Support Scotland

Description

This local Victim Support service, located in central Edinburgh, has a support team for employees and volunteers, specialising in:

  • confidential, free emotional and practical support for people after a crime
  • guidance through the criminal justice system
  • reporting a crime through our Third Party Reporting service
  • help with Victim Impact Statements
  • information regarding court attendance for victims and witnesses
  • referral to the Witness Service for people giving evidence in court

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties
  • Service is appointment only

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

No

Location information

  • Wheelchair access
  • Translation service available
  • Information in community languages

Opening times

Monday 8.00 am – 8.00 pm
Tuesday8.00 am – 8.00 pm
Wednesday8.00 am – 8.00 pm
Thursday8.00 am – 8.00 pm
Friday8.00 am – 8.00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Drop-ins are currently unavailable.


Downloads


Going to Court leaflet
(495.01 KB pdf)

Support After Crime leaflet
(678.92 KB pdf)


Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support in person
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Survivors of abuse

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