Young Victims Service

Providing support across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire

What is the Young Victims Service?

Our Young Victims Service is provided by SAFE! and is available to children and young people aged 5 – 17 years old across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.

The service works with young people who are dealing with the effects of any crime and, in particular, has extensive experience in supporting young people who have witnessed or been a victim of domestic abuse and sexual violence. 

Many young people have been hurt by crime, with under 18s  twice as likely to be victims of crime as adults, and the effects can often lead to negative feelings and struggling to cope wiith the impact of the crime.

Have you:

If you answered yes to any of the above than the Young Victim Service can help you.

What support do we offer?

Being hurt by a crime can be tough. You might be coping with difficult feelings such as being angry, frightened, upset or guilty. You might want someone to talk to who will not judge you.

The SAFE! Project Workers will:

We offer between six and twelve one-to-one sessions with a professional worker. It is up to you how much or how little support you get from us. You are free to stop support whenever you like.

Refer yourself or someone else to the service

SAFE! has temporarily closed new referrals into the Young Victims Service. For more information and to find out how to access support in the interim, please visit the SAFE! website.

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