The Effectively Supporting Victims of Crime Conference provides participants with an excellent opportunity to examine successful delivery methods of victim support from across the UK. Attendees will hear from leading stakeholders, such as Edward Argar MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice, Dame Vera Baird QC, Victims’ CommissionerVictim Support and NHS England. 

Participants will examine how the local government, voluntary, criminal justice and the health sector can work together in partnership to strengthen victim support and raise awareness of the services available.

Reasons to Attend

the government’s new proposal for revising the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime

how the Health Sector can provide mental health care and work collaboratively as part of a multi-agency approach

insights into the Victims' Commissioner's new three year strategy to help victims across England and Wales

how to deliver high quality support and care for victims of crime

the role of multi-agency working in improving victim and witness support measures

how to effectively train staff to support victims and survivors of crime

housing associations guidelines to help staff support victims, witnesses and survivors of crime

with leading victim support professionals from across the country to share best practice and guidance

This Conference is specifically designed for the Voluntary, Local Government, Housing, Health Sectors and the Emergency Services.

Typical job titles attending this event include:


  • Victim and Witness Support Officers
  • Directors of Safeguarding
  • Victim Liaison Officers
  • Heads of Community Safety
  • Operation Managers
  • Community Health and Wellbeing Officers
  • Families Services Directors
  • Housing Managers
  • Head of Programmes and Practices
  • Directors of Children’s Services
  • Service Delivery Managers
  • Support Workers
  • Vulnerable People Leads
  • Domestic Abuse Reduction Coordinators
  • Detective Superintendents
  • Detective Chief Inspectors

This Forum is also open to the Private Sector to encourage networking and debate.