This information provides a checklist of things you can look for if you have been a victim of burglary, robbery, or theft.
When you're grieving the loss of a loved one, managing practical matters can be tough. Knowing what you need to do and who can assist you can can help.
Information sheet with common questions asked after a homicide.
When a child or young person's loved one dies by homicide, their world is turned upside down. Ongoing care and support can help their journey through grief.
Information sheet with common questions asked after a suicide.
When you're dealing with media interest after a suicide, you have a lot to think about. Being prepared and understanding what can or can't be reported on helps.
After a suicide, a hurting child or young person needs their parents or caregivers to be open, honest, caring and willing to answer questions as best they can.
There is no simple fix that can make things better right after a traumatic event but there are steps you can take to help you feel more in control of things.
Coping with Trauma (Simplified Chinese version)
Coping with Trauma (Traditional Chinese version)
Having flashbacks is a normal reaction to a frightening and overwhelming event.
Dealing with Flashbacks (Simplified Chinese version)
Dealing with Flashbacks (Traditional Chinese version)
Children and young people who live with family violence and harm face many challenges and risks and they need ongoing care and support.
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If you discover or witness a homicide death, you can find yourself caught up in circumstances beyond your control. Support is available for you.
If you discover a person’s body after a suicide death, you can find yourself caught up in circumstances beyond your control. Support is available for you.
If you witness or discover a crime or traumatic event, support is available for you to help you recover and know what steps to take.
A Victim Impact Statement is your opportunity to tell the court how the crime has personally impacted you, as a victim.
When you're dealing with media interest after a crime or a traumatic event, you have a lot to think about. Being prepared helps you make informed decisions.
Financial assistance is available to families, victims, and witnesses participating in the October 2023 coronial inquest hearing.
Manaaki Tāngata | Victim Support is here for victims of crime, suicide, and traumatic events to ensure everyone affected feels safe, supported and in control.
A restorative justice conference is a facilitated meeting between a victim, offender and support people and lets victims share how the offending impacted them.
Strong ongoing support helps children and young people recover from the effects of a crime or traumatic event more effectively.
Being resilient does not mean you and your whānau won’t experience stress, trauma, or grief. It means drawing on your inner strengths to help you cope.
In difficult times we can use our inner resilience to find the strength to deal with things as best we can.
Guidance for grants for prosecutions under Regulatory Agencies (WorkSafe New Zealand, Maritime New Zealand or Civil Aviation Authority).
One page summary of the Victim Assistance Scheme criteria for helping victims of serious crime with costs related to the crime, the justice process, and recovery.
Victim Assistance Scheme - Guidance on financial support for victims of serious crime.
Victim Assistance Scheme - Guidance on financial support for victims of sexual violence.
The Victim Notification Register gives victims of serious crime a way to stay informed about the person who offended against them.
Grief is a normal reaction to any significant changes and losses we experience.
When you are Grieving (Simplified Chinese version)
When you are Grieving (Traditional Chinese version)
Support and comprehensive information for family and whānau bereaved by homicide.
As the victim of a crime, you have some options during your involvement with the criminal justice system.
Victims’ rights are protected by law in Aotearoa New Zealand and you should expect to be treated fairly and respectfully.
Victims can attend a Family Group conference with the young person who offended against them to discuss how it has impacted their lives.
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