Hampshire Support Services

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

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.

Here you can find information on:   

  1. What to expect as a witness of crime.
  2. What happens after a crime is reported.
  3. The victims right to review scheme.
  4. Giving a witness or victim statement.
  5. Going to court and what happens after the trial.
  6. Victim and witness support organisations.

Victim Care is delivered by Victim support. They provide support to enable people to cope and recover from the effects of crime.

Restorative Justice brings those harmed by crime and those responsible for the harm into communication. It can help victims move forward and feel less fearful. It offers victims an opportunity to be heard, to ask questions to the offender and to have their say in what they want to happen next.

Safe4me details national and local services offering specialist support, advice and resources for children and young people, families and professionals.

Hampshire County Council have provided a list of services across Hampshire that support victims of domestic abuse.

NHS mental health services provided across Hampshire in the community as well as inpatient services.

Hampshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service is a NHS specialist service that aims to help young people aged 5 -18 years and their families who are finding it hard to manage their emotional and psychological health, and who are suffering with acute, chronic and severe mental health problems.

Mind offers advice, information and support for mental health.

Hampshire SENDIASS is an impartial Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) that aims to make a positive and lasting difference for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disability (SEND) and their parents and carers.

Carers Together support unpaid carers. They offer information, advice, support and advocacy.