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The Specialist Victims Support Service (SVSS) provides support to victims navigating the forensic mental health system. The SVSS are a service provided by Victims Services within the Department of Communities and Justice.
To be eligible for support, the following three criteria must be met:
A family victim is a member of the immediate family of a homicide victim including a:
Any agency or individual can refer you to our team, or you can apply directly.
To access support, visit Apply for support.
If you would like further information:
1800 633 063 (option 4)
29 Nov 2023
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present, and future.
Informed by lessons of the past, Department of Communities and Justice is improving how we work with Aboriginal people and communities. We listen and learn from the knowledge, strength and resilience of Stolen Generations Survivors, Aboriginal Elders and Aboriginal communities.
You can access our apology to the Stolen Generations.