VICTIMS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
If you are a victim of a violent crime, help is available through the Victims Assistance Program (VAP). VAP will assign a Case Manager to help you manage the effects of the crime by providing you with services tailored to your needs.
This service is available for direct victims of violent crime, to those who witness, or provide assistance at the scene of a violent crime and family members of affected victims.
Victims Assistance also employs a Koori Engagement Worker who is available to provide confidential and culturally sensitive support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims of crime in the community.
Depending on each individual’s needs, the following services are available:
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Clients & Practitioners
Referrals into this program are accepted directly through our Centacare Victims Assistance Program Central Contact Line
1300 033 818 (Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm)
You can also access further information and support from the The Victims of Crime Helpline Phone: 1800 819 817 open seven days a week 8am – 11pm.
If you require assistance and support in regard to the Bourke Street incident please call 1300 033 818.
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