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Victim Support Service

The Victim Support Service is committed to promoting the rights and addressing the needs of anyone who has suffered harm from crime.

The Victim Support Service provides free, confidential counselling and support services for all victims of crime. These services are provided by professional counsellors and trained volunteers.

Services available to victims of crime include:

  • counselling and support
  • providing information and referrals to other support services
  • helping victims write a victim impact statement
  • preparing and supporting victims during a court case
  • helping victims obtain information on the status of police investigations
  • providing support when making an application for a restraining order
  • providing information about criminal injuries compensation
  • helping victims understand their rights within the criminal justice system
  • providing information on the status of convicted offenders in WA, through the Victim  Notification Register.

The Victim Support Service is part of the Department of the Attorney General's Victim Support and Child Witness Service.

Contact details

Victim Support and Child Witness Service
Department of the Attorney General
 
District Court Building
Level 2, 500 Hay Street
PERTH WA 6000
Phone: (08) 9425 2850
Freecall: 1800 818 988
Fax: (08) 9425 4428

Regional Victim Support and Child Witness Service Locations

Albany
Albany Courthouse
184 Stirling Terrace
ALBANY WA 6330
Phone: (08) 9845 5222
Fax (08) 9841 7920

Broome
Office 2, 9 Napier Street
BROOME WA 6725
Phone: (08) 9192 6575
Fax: (08) 9192 6585

Bunbury Victim Support Service
Bunbury Courthouse
Ground Floor
65 Wittenoom Street
BUNBURY WA 6230
Phone: (08) 9781 4294
Fax: (08) 9781 4233

Bunbury Child Witness Service
Bunbury Courthouse
Ground Floor
65 Wittenoom Street
BUNBURY WA 6230
Phone: (08) 9781 4212
Fax: (08) 9781 4233

Carnarvon
2 Rushton Street
CARNARVON WA 6701
Phone: (08) 9941 4070
Fax: (08) 9941 4080

Derby
Derby Courthouse
Loch Street
DERBYWA 6728
Phone: (08) 9191 2274
Fax: (08) 9193 1025

Esperance
Esperance Courthouse
100 Dempster Street
ESPERANCE WA 6450
Phone: (08) 9071 6318
Fax:  08 9083 2666

Geraldton Victim Support Service
Geraldton Courthouse
Marine Terrace
GERALDTON WA 6530
Phone: (08) 9964 4816
Fax: (08) 9921 4358

Geraldton Child Witness Service
Geraldton Courthouse
Marine Terrace
GERALDTON WA 6530
Phone: (08) 9921 3722
Fax: (08) 9921 4358

Kalgoorlie
Centrecare
168 Egan Street
KALGOORLIE WA 6430
Phone: (08) 9021 3098
Fax: (08) 9080 0399

 

Karratha
Karratha Courthouse
Balmoral Road
KARRATHA WA 6714
Phone: (08) 9143 1877
Fax: (08) 9185 6188

Kununurra
28 Banksia Street
KUNUNURRA WA 6743
Phone: (08) 9166 5000
Fax: (08) 9166 5050

Northam
Northam Courthouse
118 Wellington Street
NORTHAM WA 6401
Phone: (08) 9622 7017
Fax: (08) 9622 1234

Peel District
Rockingham Justice Complex
15-17 Whitfield Street
ROCKINGHAM WA 6168
Phone: (08) 9527 7699
Fax: (08) 9527 9782

 

Port Hedland
South Hedland Justice Complex
Hawke Place
SOUTH HEDLAND WA 6722
Phone: (08) 9172 9313
Fax: (08) 9172 9330

 

 

Last updated: 18-Feb-2013

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