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

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Latest News

Scottish Sentencing Council video

The Scottish Sentencing Council (SSC) have released a series of four new videos on their website. One of the videos looks, in particular, at how sentencing works from a victim of crimes perspective. Victim Support Scotland were delighted to be asked by the SSC to be involved in an advisory capacity during the production of... Read more »

Our staff and volunteers offer confidential and non-judgemental support Video launch during EIFF month

In June, Scotland was fully immersed in the world of films during the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF).  This year marked the 71st edition of the Festival which is the longest continually running film festival in the world.  There was no better time than this to launch our own latest brand video telling the Victim Support... Read more »

Group of staff and volunteers with ghost tour guide Spooky celebration for central volunteers

  In celebration of our volunteers in the Central Services, Jane Morrow, staff member at Falkirk Witness Service recently organised an evening of fun and entertainment. Staff and volunteers enjoyed a lovely meal which was followed by meeting Stirling’s “Happy Hangman” – ghost Jock Rankin, who took them on a ghost walk. What a character!... Read more »

Help VSS Improve Our Services

Have you used our services in the past year? Victim Support Scotland is looking for feedback on our work to help us ensure that we provide the best possible services that meet the needs and expectations of people affected by crime. Service User feedback helps us to track the organisation’s performance and ensure quality by... Read more »

Default News Icon for Support following terror attacks Support following terror attacks

Support in Scotland If you have been affected by the terror attack’s in Manchester and London,  free confidential help and support is available from Victim Support Scotland (VSS) VSS can provide emotional and practical support to victims and witnesses, family and friends. We can also refer people onto specialist services if needed. See our How can... Read more »

Default News Icon for London Attacks London Attacks

Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by last nights events at London Bridge and Borough Markets. If you are concerned about a friend or relative who may have been in the vicinity the Police Casualty Bureau number is 0800 096 1233 or 020 7158 0197 Victim Support (England and Wales) Supportline is... Read more »

Default News Icon for Manchester Terror Attack Support Update Manchester Terror Attack Support Update

Support in Scotland If you have been affected by the terror attack at the Manchester Arena, free confidential help and support is available from Victim Support Scotland (VSS) VSS can provide emotional and practical support to victims and witnesses, family and friends. We can also refer people onto specialist services if needed. See our How can... Read more »

Default News Icon for Manchester Arena Attack Manchester Arena Attack

Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by last nights events at Manchester Arena. If you are concerned about a friend or relative who may have been in the vicinity the Police emergency line for those concerned about loved ones is 00 44 161 856 9400. If you require help or support you can... Read more »

Award Nomination for Dundee Volunteer

James McDonagh, who volunteers with both our Victim and Witness Service in Dundee, was nominated for an award with Dundee University.  James has volunteered with us since 2015 and is a student with Dundee University studying history.  James has recently faced some hardship in his personal life, but has continued to volunteer with us, work... Read more »

Retirement celebration Retirement celebration in Dundee

Victim Support Scotland’s Dundee service had a retirement celebration and a thank you lunch for Jean Bennett this month. Jean has been involved with Victim Support Scotland for over 12 years.  Jean was the co-ordinator of our Anti-Social behaviour service here in Dundee. During this time Jean has built a robust service.  It is with... Read more »

Learning & Development Officer Learning and development team member

Earlier this year we were delighted to welcome Linsay Scullion to the VSS training department. Linsay joined us as our Learning and Development Officer

Donate your first new £1

Have you received one of the new £1 coins in your change yet? Could you donate your first one to help us support people affected by crime?

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