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We offer support to all people affected by crime for as long as you need us.

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  • Free
  • Independent

Latest News

CPD Certification Service Logo VSS Training Achieves CPD Accreditation

Our one day Impact of Crime Training course has achieved CPD certification with the CPD Certification Service. Book now for the next course in June.

VSS Stall at St Andrews Uni Summer Fair St. Andrews Uni Charity Campaign Nomination

Please ask any St Andrews University students you know to vote VSS and support people affected by crime! We are delighted to have been nominated to benefit from St Andrew's University Charity Campaign.

Boy Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility Report Published

The Advisory Group for the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility (MACR) published its report today which recommended appropriate and effective support available to victims of crime.

Princess Royal visits VSS offices in Dundee HRH Princess Royal Opens Dundee Office

HRH The Princess Royal officially opened our offices at Courthouse Square in Dundee on 9th March. Her Royal Highness is President of Victim Support Scotland and has supported our work for over 20 years.

Duncan Gray 30 Year Award Duncan’s 30 Years Volunteering Recognised

Victim Support Scotland has recognised the huge contribution over 30 years by one of our longest standing volunteers, Duncan Gray MBE.

Man sitting on park bench Could You Join the VSS Board?

Victim Support Scotland are looking for more people to join our board and take Victim Support Scotland into the future. Could you join us?

Couple Arms round each other MSPs Back Support for Murder Victims’ Families

Graeme Pearson MSP led his last members’ debate in the Scottish Parliament on “Support for Families Affected by Murder and Culpable Homicide” taking our call for a National Service a major step forward.

Glasgow Team Interview Room Launch ‘Serenity’ Interview Room Launched

Victim Support Glasgow were delighted to be able to showcase their re-designed appointment room on Friday 26th February with a launch attended by service users, staff, volunteers and partner organisations.

Interior of Sherrif Court VSS Welcomes Report on Court Evidence

VSS welcomes the Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service Evidence and Procedure Review Report setting out the proposed next steps in their wide ranging review into evidence provision by vulnerable witnesses.

After a crime : your rights Launch of Victims’ Code for Scotland

Good news for victims of crime – the Scottish Government has published a Victims’ Code for Scotland, which sets out the rights of victims of crime and who to contact for help and advice.

Here For People Affected By Crime Victims Week 2016 Victims’ Week Campaign 2016

Victim Support Scotland launches a new campaign today, European Victims Day, to raise awareness of the vital lifeline it offers people affected by crime. Our campaign highlights what VSS does and how it helps people affected by crime in Scotland.

Portlethen Academy S2 team with Alison Stewart from VSS and donation to VSS of £3000 Young People win £3000 for VSS

A team of S2 pupils from Portlethen Academy won £3,000 for Victim Support Scotland in Aberdeenshire last week as part of the Youth Philanthropy Initiative. The funds will be used for personal alarms, house safety alarms etc. within the Aberdeen and surrounding area.

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