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Links to Advocates and Crime Victim Resources. Also Domestic and Family Violence

03-12-2011, 10:41 PM
Tasmania Victims of Crime Service (http://www.justice.tas.gov.au/victims/services/victimsofcrime)
The Victims of Crime Service was established through cooperation between the Department of Justice and Tasmanian Police to meet the needs of victims of crime in Tasmania.
The Victims of Crime Service operates within the Victims Support Service, Department of Justice.
Contact the Victims of Crime Service
About the Victims Crime Service
The Victims of Crime Service supports people to deal with personal and practical problems associated with the impact of crime, to allow them to regain control of their lives.
Services available include:
•personal support, counselling and information
•referral to appropriate community services and resources
•information regarding the criminal justice system
•support for people attending court
•assistance with Victim Impact Statements
•information and assistance with Victims of Crime Assistance applications
•information on custody, bail and parole processes
•advocacy for victims rights
Victims of Crime services can be arranged for people in rural and remote areas. All services are free and confidential.
Contact the Victims of Crime Service
1300 300 238 - Toll free (24 hours)

03-12-2011, 10:42 PM
National Pro Bono Resource Ceter for Tasmania (http://www.nationalprobono.org.au/page.asp?from=4&id=146)
A Guide to Internet Legal Resources in Tasmania

03-12-2011, 10:43 PM
Domestic Violence Resource Centre (http://www.dvrcv.org.au/support-services/national-services/)
National domestic violence hotline
24 hours: 1800 200 526
Police or ambulance
Call 000 at any time if you are worried about you or your children’s safety.
Telephone counselling (general) 131 114 www.lifeline.org.au (http://www.lifeline.org.au)
Translating and interpreting
Phone to gain access to an interpreter in your own language. Freecall 131 450 www.immi.gov.au/tis/ (http://www.immi.gov.au/tis/)
Kids Help Line
Telephone counselling for children and young people
Freecall: 1800 551 800. E-mail and web counselling www.kidshelp.com.au (http://www.kidshelp.com.au)