Shropshire Support Services

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

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 Advice Line (VAL) is a free and confidential support service for people that have been affected by crime in West Mercia.

Shropshire Mental Health Support provides a wide range of quality services across the county for people and their families who are affected by mental and emotional distress.

Shropshire Domestic Abuse Service offer support to those whose lives are affected by domestic abuse. They offer meetings, support services in communities and training and awareness sessions.

Women’s Aid offers a range of services which includes:

  • A specialist domestic abuse Helpline which is 24/7.
  • Refuges for women and children.
  • One-to-one support for people living in the local community.
  • Specialist safety advice and advocacy by Independent Domestic Violence Advisors.
  • Recovery and empowerment group programs.
  • Advice and support for male victims.
  • Individual and group programs offering support for children and for young people impacted upon by domestic abuse.
  • Providing support for young people experiencing teen relationship abuse.

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

Crossroads Together supports unpaid carers of all ages and the people they care for. It provides information, advice and practical support to new and existing carers.

The Local Offer is a single place for information, services, and resources for children and young people aged 0-25 with special educational needs and / or disabilities, their families, and the practitioners who support them.