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Thank you for the wonderful support and inquiries we’ve been receiving in the wake of March 15. To help you gain a better understanding of Victim Support, we have put together some key facts, information about our history of supporting victims, and our contact details......

Here is the latest update from our Chief Executive Kevin Tso to media this morning. Good Morning, Before I go further I want to take a few moments to provide some context around Victim Support’s role and the services we provide to victims. Victim Support......

Victim Support has begun making emergency payments to Christchurch Mosque victims and families with money generously donated from the public, in addition to funds available through the Ministry of Justice’s Victim Assistance Scheme administered by Victim Support. Victim Support encourages the families of the deceased,......

Victim Support has now received over $6 million through its online Givealittle campaign, launched in support of victims affected by Friday’s shootings in Christchurch.   “This is an unprecedented fundraising response to an unprecedented tragedy in New Zealand and we thank everybody who has donated,” said Victim......

Firstly,  thank you to everyone who contacted us to ask questions about our Christchurch Shooting Victims’ Fund. We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of New Zealanders and the world and thank everyone who has given so far. To help answer some of your questions......

Thank you to everyone who contacted us to ask questions about our Christchurch Shooting Victims’ Fund. We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of New Zealanders and the world and thank everyone who has given so far. We’ve updated our Givealittle page to provide as......

Who we are and what we do

Victim Support is an independent incorporated society that provides a free 24 / 7 community response to help victims of serious crime and trauma. Volunteers are at the heart of our service.

Our free service provides emotional and practical support, information, referral to other support services and advocacy for the rights of victims. This support helps victims find strength, hope and safety in the face of grief and trauma at what may be the worst time of their life.

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We need you

Our work is carried out by highly trained front line volunteer Support Workers. Our governing body is made up of representatives from 33 Local Group Committees who are also volunteers. We can only keep our 24 / 7 service free with the ongoing help of our community. Would you like to be involved?

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