Victim Support and Child Witness Service

Provides both the Victim Support Service and the Child Witness Service and is situated in regional Magistrates Court of Western Australia locations.

The Victim Support and Child Witness Service provides both the Victim Support Service and the Child Witness Service and is situated in regional Magistrates Court of Western Australia locations. The Victim support and Child Witness Service provides a voluntary and free service assisting:

  • victims of crime
  • secondary victims of crime related death and
  • children under the age of 18 years of age who are to give evidence 

Services available include:

  • counselling and support
  • accessing services such as counselling, legal, medical and other relevant services
  • information on the status of police investigations
  • information about ongoing court matters and preparing for court and in court support
  • preparing a child for giving evidence in court and providing in court support
  • help to write a victim impact statement
  • help with enquiries about your rights in the criminal justice system, including criminal injuries compensation claims.

Locations

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Albany
Albany Courthouse
184 Stirling Terrace
ALBANY WA 6330
Phone: (08) 9845 5222

Broome
Kimberley Regional Offices
2 Weld Street
BROOME WA 6276
Phone: (08) 9194 2400

Bunbury
Ground Floor
Bunbury Courthouse
65 Wittenoom Street
BUNBURY WA 6230
Phone: (08) 9781 4294

Carnarvon
Carnarvon Courthouse
Cnr Robinson Street and Babbage Island Road
CARNARVON WA 6701
Phone: (08) 9941 5566

Derby
Derby Courthouse
Loch Street
DERBY WA 6728
Phone: (08) 9191 2274

Esperance
Esperance Courthouse
100 Dempster Street
ESPERANCE WA 6450
Phone: (08) 9071 6318

Geraldton
Geraldton Courthouse
Marine Terrace
GERALDTON WA 6530
Phone: (08) 9964 4816

Kalgoorlie
Kalgoorlie Courthouse
208 Hannan Street
KALGOORLIE WA 6430
Phone: (08) 9093 5334

Karratha
Karratha Courthouse
Balmoral Road
KARRATHA WA 6714
Phone: (08) 9143 1877

Kununurra
Kununurra Courthouse
94 Coolibah Drive
KUNUNURRA WA 6743
Phone: (08) 9166 7130

Northam
Northam Courthouse
118 Wellington Street
NORTHAM WA 6401
Phone: (08) 9622 7017

South Hedland
South Hedland Justice Complex
Hawke Place
SOUTH HEDLAND WA 6722
Phone: (08) 9172 9313

Peel
Mandurah Courthouse
333 Pinjarra Road
MANDURAH WA 6210
Phone: (08) 9583 1120

Rockingham Justice Complex
15-17 Whitfield Street
ROCKINGHAM WA 6168
Phone: (08) 9527 7699

Publications

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Victim Support Service Brochure
 
When A Family Member or Friend is a Victim Brochure
 
What About Me? The Victim
 
A Guide to Giving Evidence Brochure
 
Child Witness Service Brochure
 
Child Witness Service Frequently Asked Question
Page reviewed 21 July 2021