The Victims of Crime Service was established through cooperation between the Department of Justice and Tasmanian Police to meet the needs of victims of crime in Tasmania.
The Victims of Crime Service operates within the Victims Support Service, Department of Justice.
The Victims of Crime Service supports people to deal with personal and practical problems associated with the impact of crime, to allow them to regain control of their lives.
Services available include:
personal support, counselling and information
referral to appropriate community services and resources
information regarding the criminal justice system
support for people attending court
assistance with Victim Impact Statements
information and assistance with Victims of Crime Assistance applications
information on custody, bail and parole processes
advocacy for victims rights
Victims of Crime services can be arranged for people in rural and remote areas. All services are free and confidential.
1300 300 238
Offices are open 8.45 - 5.00pm Mon-Fri
Burnie (03) 6477 7133
Hobart (03) 6165 7524
Launceston (03) 6777 2939