The Eastern Victims Assistance Program provides flexible case management services tailored to the individual needs of victims of violent crime.
This program offers:
- Confidential support and information for victims of a violent crime such as family violence, sexual assault, physical assault and homicide.
- Practical support, outreach services, court support, referral to support groups, solicitors and counselling if required.
- Assistance to make application through the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT) for on-going counselling and financial assistance.
The Family Violence Protection Act has recently changed the way the Victims Assistance Program can collect and share information. If you would like more information about these changes, please advise the Support Worker when your call is answered.
Who can access this program?
People eligible to receive VAP services include victims of violent crimes against the person perpetrated in Victoria.
What does it cost?
This program is free.
When can this program be accessed?
This program can be accessed Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm. After hours appointments are available.
How can you access this program?For more information please contact us on 1300 884 284.
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