Cornwall Support Services

On this page, you will find local resources designed to support families caring for victims of sexual or violent crimes in Cornwall.

Victim Support help anyone affected by crime – the victim, friends and family or others involved. You can get help at anytime regardless of when the crime took place. Victim Support help you to:

  1. Feel safe and secure.
  2. Understand your rights and services you’re entitled to.
  3. Explore ways to cope.
  4. Connect you to support networks.

The Victim Care Unit helps victims navigate and make informed choices about the organization they want to receive support from and how to access the service.

 Victim Care offers young people aged 8-25 who have been victims of crime, 6 sessions or more of one-to-one goal-based support from a youth work approach, aimed at coping with the immediate impact of the crime.

CASS+ is a charity providing free, confidential and practical support for anyone in crisis as they face the legal system in Devon and Cornwall.

The Sexual Assault Referral Centre provide information on sexual assault and how to report it. Support is available to those who have experienced rape or sexual assault.

The Women’s Centre  are a specialist provider of services for women and girls (11 years+) who have experienced any form of sexual violence, rape, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse and/or domestic abuse at any point in their lives.

Here you can find mental health services provided by the NHS in Cornwall.

Mind help people in the local communities to improve their mental health and wellbeing

Cornwall’s SEND Local Offer describes the provision that is available for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and their families. Cornwall’s SEND Local Offer helps families by gathering in one place, the information that they need to know in order to make informed choices about the support they receive.

Cornwall Carers Service supports unpaid and informal carers in Cornwall. They provide:

  • Information, advice and  guidance.
  • Emotional support.
  • Community support.
  • Carer specific training.
  • Statutory assessment and dedicated services for young adult carers (16-25 year olds) and young carers.