People we’ve helped

Victim Support helps thousands of people recover from the impact of crime each year. Here are some of their stories.

If we’ve helped you in the aftermath of a crime, sharing your experience could help others. If you’re concerned about revealing your identity, we can keep it anonymous. Please contact us to discuss how to share your story.

Anne and Jonathan’s story

Anne and Jonathan needed help when their daughter became a victim of bullying and harassment.

Bill and Ellen’s story

In June 2015 Bill and Ellen were both shot during a terrorist attack while on holiday in Tunisia.

David’s story

David was a victim in an elaborate £7 million con, which left him feeling ‘stupid and vulnerable’.

Ed and Sarah’s story

Ed and his disabled wife Sarah, and their family were victims of hate crime for three years.

Gary’s story

Gary was viciously attacked by a man wielding a spade after he intervened to stop the man pushing a woman around outside his home.

Issy’s story

Issy was attacked and verbally abused by her neighbour, just for her sexual orientation.

Jade’s story

Jade has been in abusive relationships twice – once when she was 18 after she had just had a child and another one recently which was violent and controlling.

Juliet’s story

Juliet was targeted by professional scammers after a data breach.

Liam's story

Liam was randomly attacked while waiting at a taxi rank after a night out.

Louise’s story

Louise suffered extreme domestic abuse at the hands of her husband for more than four years including physical violence, racist abuse, drugging and coercion.