Where to find other information and support

Witness Assistance Service Information

Witness Assistance Service

Aboriginal WAS Officers

WAS Overview - Arabic

WAS Overview - Italian

WAS Overview - Simplified Chinese

WAS Overview - Traditional Chinese

WAS Overview - Vietnamese

Support Services and Groups 

Supporting Children Through a Criminal Prosecution

Supporting Victims and Witness at Court

Sentencing Process

About Victim Impact Statements

Writing Your Victim Impact Statement

Information about appeals to the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal

Victims Impact Statement Information Package 

The Witness Assistance Service also has a range of information and resources to assist victims and witnesses at various stages through the prosecution process, for preparing for court and after court. Contact the Witness Assistance Service if you would like more information.

Victims Services

Victims Services is part of the Department of Attorney General and Justice, they may be contacted on about:

  • Counselling

  • Financial assistance (including immediate needs and recognition payments)

  • Victims rights

Information brochures include:

  • A Guide to the Media

  • Access to court documents

  • Return of property held by the state

  • Recovering from Crime

  • Justice journey

Victims services can be contacted  on

  • Victim Access Line: 1800 633 063 or 02 8688 5511 (Sydney Metropolitan area)
  • Aboriginal Contact Line: 1800 019 123

Or visit their website : www.victimsservices.justice.nsw.gov.au

Court Support Services 

Court Support Services List 

Other Services

 

Phone

Website

Victim Access Line

1800 633 063

www.victimsservices.justice.nsw.gov.au

Aboriginal  Contact Line

1800 019 123

www.victimsservices.justice.nsw.gov.au

Victims Register Corrective Services NSW

02 8346 1374

www.dcs.nsw.gov.au

Victims Register Juvenile Justice NSW

02 9219 9400

www.djj.nsw.gov.au

Forensic Patients Victims Register
Mental Health Review Tribunal

02 9816 5955

www.mhrt.nsw.gov.au

LawAccess NSW

1300 888 529

www.lawaccess.nsw.gov.au

National Sexual Assault, Domestic and
Family Violence Counselling Service

1800 737 737

1800RESPECT.org.au

NSW Rape Crisis Centre

1800 424 017

www.nsw.rapecrisis.com.au

Life Line

13 20 55

www.lifeline.org.au

Kids Helpline

1800 551 800

www.kidshelpline.com.au

Parent Help Line (NSW)

1300 130 052

www.parentline.org.au

Telephone Interpreter Service

13 14 50

www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

Witness Assistance Service Information