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Application form for Primary Victims
Application form for Counselling
Application form for Support for a Family Member of a Homicide Victim
Application form for funeral expenses by a funeral director
Application form for forensic cleaning expenses
Funeral expenses by a funeral director
Funeral expenses by a funeral director (pdf 76Kb)Funeral expenses by a funeral director - fillable (pdf, 117Kb)
Forensic cleaning expenses
Forensic cleaning expenses (pdf 76Kb)Forensic cleaning expenses - fillable (pdf, 117Kb)
Immediate needs support package
Immediate needs support package - Fact sheet & form (PDF, 184Kb)
Use this fact sheet/application form to apply for a grant of financial assistance for immediate needs following domestic violence. Note: please ensure you have also submitted an Application form for primary victims.
How to collect information to support your application
Use this guide to find out how you can use the templates below to collect information to support your application for victims support.
Certificate of Injury
Use this template to collect information about how the violent crime has affected you physically or psychologically/emotionally. Ask your medical practitioner or other health practitioner to fill out this template.
Certificate of Earnings
Use this template to collect information about how you were unable to work because of the violent crime. Ask your employer to fill out this template.
Use this form to claim new costs related to the violent crime, only if you have already submitted an
application form. The Expense Form should only be used for new costs on
If you have not already submitted an application for victims support, you can do this online at https://www.victimsservices.justice.nsw.gov.au/Pages/vss/VS_forms.aspx.
Government-funded organisation report
Use this template to collect information about the violent crime if you reported it to a government or government-funded organisation instead of the police. Ask the government or government-funded organisation to fill out this template. This template may be used to support victim claims made after 14 January 2019.
Charter of Victims Rights downloadable complaint form (PDF 257Kb) 4pp form
Information about making a complaint under the Charter of Victims Rights (PDF 164Kb)2pp guide
Charter of Victims Rights sets out 18 rights which outline how government departments should treat and assist you if you are a victim of crime. Victims Services has a responsibility to receive complaints and to try to resolve them. The
Charter Complaints webpage explains what you can do if you feel that your rights have not been met.
Information on requesting an internal review (PDF, 114Kb)(2pp form)
If you received a decision from Victims Services regarding an application for victims support that you disagree with you can request an internal review of the decision by filling out this form.
Authorising a person to enquire or act on your behalf (PDF, 86Kb)(1pp form)
Use this form to authorise someone to act on your behalf, to make enquiries and to receive written communication in relation to an application.
Have you been convicted of an offence? You may have to pay restitution (PDF 190KB)(DL brochure)
Notice of objection to a provisional order of restitution (PDF, 73Kb)(1pp form)
Affidavit of financial circumstances (PDF, 209Kb)(3pp form)
Restitution payment options(PDF, 107Kb)
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contact Victims Services.
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