Victims Support Scheme

Victims of crime can access support under the Victims Support Scheme, including:

  • Counselling
  • Financial assistance for immediate needs
  • Financial assistance for economic loss
  • Recognition payment

Who can apply for victim support?

The package of counselling, financial support and recognition payment that makes up victims support is available to victims of violent crime in New South Wales.

The types of victims that are eligible for victims support are:

  • Primary victims
  • Secondary victims
  • Family victims
  • A parent, step-parent or guardian of a child primary victim
  • A third party (in relation to a primary homicide victim only)

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