Assistance for Victims of Crime or Trauma

Barrhead Victim Services

We're here to help..

If you are a victim of crime or serious trauma, you can expect to be treated with courtesy, compassion and respect. Victim Service Units are staffed with trained, caring people who offer information, assistance and support during the police investigation, during times of trauma or crisis, and throughout the criminal justice process.

While no one ever expects to be a victim, it is important to know there is help available to you.

Victim Services provides:

- Police File Information
- Victim Impact Statements
- Court Preparation and Accompaniment
- Financial Benefits Program
- Request for Restitution Program

- Counselling Agencies
- Distress / Crisis Lines
- Emergency Social Services
- Medical Examiner's Office
- Liaison with Police
- Crown Prosecutor's Office
- Support Groups

- Support
- Information
- Referral