Victims of crime
An introduction to the victims of crime section and the Victims' Directive.
Support for victims of crime
Victims of crime can get support from community-based organisations, consisting of mostly volunteers and a small number of professional staff. These organisations provide emotional and practical support to victims of crime and their families in Ireland.
Victims of crime and the law
Legislation that has been implemented to protect and support victims of crime.
Victims and compensation
Find out about the two types of compensation that may be available to victims of crime.
Victims of crime and the courts
There are a number of support systems in place to encourage and support victims if they attend court. Find out about these services.
Victims of crime and the coroner
Relationship between victims of crime and the coroner when there is an enquiry into a death in Ireland.
Victims of Crime and the Garda Siochana
The relationship between victims of crime and the Garda Siochana.
Victims of crime and the prisons
The relationship between victims and the prison system
Victims of crime and the State Prosecution Service
The relationship between victims of crime and the State Prosecution Service.
Victims of crime and the Probation Service
As a victim, you may come into contact with the Probation Service. What you can do if your expectations are not met.
If you have a question relating to this topic you can contact the Citizens Information Phone Service on 0761 07 4000 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm) or you can visit your local Citizens Information Centre.