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To apply for the Specialist Victims Support Service (SVSS) complete a self-referral form:
Or, an agency can refer you to our service:
To be listed on the Specialist Victims Register, complete a registration form:
You will need to provide:
If available, you will also need at least one of the following documents:
You can also nominate a representative to act on your behalf and to receive correspondence. You need to complete the following form:
If you are a nominated representative of a victim and attending the Mental Health Review Tribunal Hearings on their behalf, you must complete a Statutory Declaration (PDF , 13.0 KB).
If you are filling out the PDF form, you can send it to:
Commissioner of Victims Rights
Locked Bag 5118
PARRAMATTA NSW 2124
We will write to you once you have been registered.
Fill out the Submissions to the Mental Health Review Tribunal form (PDF , 184.5 KB).
We can assist if you would like help preparing your submission.
22 Sep 2021
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.