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Tag: Lancashire Victim Services

National Victims’ Commissioner sees innovative support services hub in action

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner welcomed the Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales on a visit to one of Lancashire’s innovative hubs in Preston, to see first-hand how the service is helping victims of crime. The new hub-based approach is the first of its kind in the UK and Baroness Newlove, whose role as Victims’ Commissioner is to promote the […]

4 October, 2017

Lancashire Victim Services offers ongoing support to Manchester Terror Victims

As funerals for the Lancashire victims of the terrible attack on Manchester’s MEN arena begin to take place, ongoing specialist support from Lancashire Victim Services (LVS) is available to anyone affected. The service offers emotional support and counselling to help victims recover and come to terms with what has happened. Support is not just available to those directly affected but […]

14 June, 2017

Victims of crime set to benefit from enhanced support services

For the first time, Lancashire Victim Services will bring together services for victims of hate crime, young victims, victims of sexual abuse and domestic abuse as well victims of more general crime types and of repeat anti-social behaviour. Responsibility for victim services in Lancashire transferred to the Police and Crime Commissioner’s office in April 2015. Commissioner Clive Grunshaw established Lancashire […]

5 April, 2017

More support for victims of crime in Lancashire

More victims of crime will be able to access support as Lancashire Victim Services looks to expand to help more people. The service, set up by Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw in April 2015, expects to grow to receive more than 60,000 referrals in future years and is set to extend the support it offers to include domestic […]

13 September, 2016

Lancashire Victim Services sponsor Blackpool Pride

Lancashire Victim Services are to sponsor the 2016 Blackpool Pride festival in a bid to promote their help, advice and support services to members of Lancashire’s LGB&T community. The specialist advice, support and third party reporting service was set up by Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw in 2015. The move followed a decision by Government to transfer responsibility […]

27 May, 2016

Lancashire Commissioner sets up partnership to support young victims of crime

Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, is bringing together organisations from across Lancashire to ensure young people in the county will be able to access specialist support if they have been a victim of crime. Five organisations will form the new Lancashire Victim Services for young people and these are: Groundwork Lancashire MIND Pendle Action for the Community Key Unlocking […]

17 March, 2016
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