Victim Care Merseyside
If you've been affected by crime, we are here to help
This website is designed to act as an 'information portal' offering advice and guidance, as well as the details of the many support organisations which can provide help, information and a range of other associated services that would help you to cope and recover in the aftermath of a crime.
In your area
Find support organisations who can help close to home
Victim Care Merseyside services
These services are commissioned by Merseyside’s Police and Crime Commissioner to deliver specialist support to help you cope and recover from the crime you have suffered
Aftercare for victims of rape and sexual assault
This service provides dedicated aftercare support service, including essential crisis counselling and therapeutic support to anyone affected by sexual violence at any time in their lives.
Child exploitation support service
This service supports any young person across Merseyside who are experiencing or at risk of sexual or criminal exploitation.
Harmful practices support service
This service support victims of domestic abuse and harmful practices, such as so-called 'honour'-based abuse, forced marriages and female genital mutilation within the Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community.
Hate crime support services
If you’ve been affected by hate crime, you can access support from a number of organisations tailored to the type of abuse you have suffered.
Homicide Victims' Advice Centre
The Hub is a one-stop shop providing emotional and practical support for any family affected by homicide, including culpable road deaths.
Restorative justice brings together people harmed by crime or conflict with those responsible for the harm, to find a positive way forward. It aims to give victims a voice.