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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

Impact Report 2015 /16 Cover VSS Launches New Impact Report

With the launch of our new Impact Report we are proud to show you how VSS has made a difference to the lives of people in Scotland during 2015/16 by helping them to survive crime and make them stronger.

Vincent the VSS Volunteer Scarecrow Meet Vincent the Volunteer

From creating Vincent the Volunteer for the Bothwell Scarecrow Festival to fundraising with Dullatur Bowling Club, our Lanarkshire team have been busy.

Impact of Crime training New Training Courses Launched

Over the past few months the Learning & Development team at Victim Support Scotland have been designing new training courses on the Impact of Crime, Domestic Abuse and Victims of Sexual Crime. All courses are CPD Certified.

Interior of Sherrif Court New Thinking on Giving Evidence

In a lecture on ‘The Scottish Legal System – What Next?’, Lord Gill explained that the Scottish legal system is under reform, and suggested there may be a need for radical re-examination of how evidence can be provided to the court.

Man in dock with screen Vulnerable Witnesses Conference

Victim Support Scotland was one of many attendees from the criminal justice and third sectors at the Treatment of Vulnerable Witnesses in Scotland conference, hosted by the Faculty of Advocates

Volunteers Meeting at Airdrie Sheriff Court Celebrating our Volunteers

During volunteers week we held events around Scotland to celebrate our volunteers. Here's a round up of just a few of the things that went on.

Girl being supported Young People in the Criminal Justice System

VSS responded to a consultation on changing the age of criminal responsibility, emphasising the importance for victims of support and an understanding of the system that is in place for dealing with those whose actions have caused harm.

Victims Need Volunteers Campaign Victims Need Volunteers -Volunteers’ Week

VSS launches Victims Need Volunteers campaign to recruit 70 new volunteers. We need real people to support the real victims affected by real crimes.

Woman on bench in park Enthusiastic People Needed

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

KT Tunstall with VSS Bag at Oban Live KT Tunstall Supports #VSSBagsOnTour

Scottish singer-songwriter KT Tunstall was snapped with a Victim Support Scotland bag this weekend as part of #VSSBagsOnTour. VSS bags have been out and about across Scotland and beyond over the last couple of weeks, spreading the word about Victim Support Scotland.

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.

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