The Canberra Rape Crisis Centre (CRCC) is a non-government, feminist organisation service provider. Providing 24/7 crisis line, Indigenous community support, counselling to victims and their families, and community education programs.
Victims of Crime Counselling and Compensation Services (VOCCS) is not affiliated with or a division of Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT). VOCCS is a private entity providing referral services & support to victims of crime in Victoria Australia.
The Australian Capital Territory is one of the safest places in the country to live. However, crime still does occur in our city, and it is important to know what options are available if you or someone close to you, has been directly affected by a crime.
Relationships Australia Canberra & Region is a not-for-profit community organisation assisting all Australians to build strong and positive relationships.
Their services offer relationship support services such as counselling, mediation and relationship education to individuals, couples, families and communities.
DVCS is committed to providing timely, flexible, appropriate and accessible high quality services to the ACT community. And provides crisis intervention, advocacy, referral, information, support and practical assistance for people subjected to, or using, violence and abuse in relationships, giving priority to those subjected to violence.
ACT Policing is a business unit of the AFP and was created for the purpose of providing policing services to the ACT under the auspices of a Policing Arrangement between the Commonwealth and ACT Governments.
The Community Liaison Advisory Safety Project (CLASP) is the response of the Council on the Ageing (ACT) to safety and security concerns of older people in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
The aim of CLASP is to identify problems and help older people reduce safety and security risks in and around their home. This allows them to be both safe and more secure. As a consequence perceived risks and fears should also decline.
This Handbook is an outcome of this Project.
ReachOut.com is Australia???s leading online youth mental health service, inspiring young people to take charge of their mental health and wellbeing, and find ways to boost their resilience and their ability to face tough situations.
It???s anonymous, open 24/7 and every year it helps over 400,000 young Australians by providing information, stories and a support network of other young people who have been through similar stuff.
Care and Protection services is responsible for facilitating coordination across government for the care and protection of children and young people. Care and Protection services and an After Hours service, provide a continuum of service delivery to children and young people considered ???at risk??? of serious harm.
ACT Corrective Services maintains the ACT Victims Register. This register records the names and contact details of victims who have asked to be registered in order to receive information about an adult offender who is subject to a custodial or community-based sentence. Information held on the ACTVictims Register is confidential and will not be released to others without the consent of a registered victim. The register is strictly controlled and access to it is limited to a small number of authorised staff.
Victim Support ACT is a service that can help victims of crime to cope, and can help them access their rights and entitlements.
Victim Support ACT has two main services. The Victims Services Scheme (VSS) provides support, counselling and other services. The Justice Advocacy Unit (JAU) will help with information, advocacy and assistance with the criminal justice system, your rights and entitlements.
Both services work together to meet victims' needs.