This is the official Victorian Government website for people affected by crime.

Get free information and support to help you manage the effects of crime and guide you through the legal process.

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Call or text the Victims of Crime Helpline to:

  • get advice about reporting a crime

  • find other services that can help you

  • get information about your rights

  • get information about how courts work

  • get help applying for compensation and financial assistance.

Open  8am -11pm, 7 days a week

Call   1800 819 817

Text   0427 767 891

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