Police and Crime Commissioners are responsible for commissioning local support services for victims of crime. The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) provides the Commissioner with a grant each year to enable services which best meet the needs of local victims of crime to be funded.
The funding provided to commissioners by the MoJ has grant conditions which required to use the funding for provision of statutory victim referral services.
Victim Services 2018/19
Initial referral and needs assessment services for victims of crime
Services for victims of sexual violence
Services for victims of domestic violence
Restorative justice services for victims of crime
Other services for victims of crime (not specified above)
Building the capability and capacity of the VCSE sector to deliver victims’ services