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Together we can be strong


31, 849 people supported

We help put victims of crime and trauma in control of restoring their lives

Who we are

Victim Support is an independent incorporated society that provides a free 24 / 7 community response to help victims of serious crime and trauma. Volunteers are at the heart of our service.

What we do

Our free service provides emotional and practical support, information, referral to other support services and advocacy for the rights of victims. This support helps victims find strength, hope and safety in the face of grief and trauma at what may be the worst time of their life.

We need you

Our work is carried out by highly trained front line volunteer Support Workers. Our governing body is made up of representatives from 33 Local Group Committees who are also volunteers. We can only keep our 24 / 7 service free with the ongoing help of our community. Would you like to be involved?

Latest news and events
Reforms a potential game-changer for victims

Victim Support is applauding the Government for acting boldly to address New Zealand’s high rates of family violence. Chief Executive Kevin Tso says the package of reforms has the potential to be a “game changer for victims of family violence”, but only if resources are......

Voice – July 2016

Our last newsletter for 2016 is full of news and information about our work: 2016 Victim Support lottery – Driving in style, North Nelson Lions club road of approval, Judge speaks out and Victim Support Vision 2020.  Read the full article here...