If You're The Victim
If you have been the victim of a crime of violence, you may be able to claim compensation from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board. However, if you have a bad criminal record, yourself, you may not be able to claim. For a form and further details contact:
The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority
300 Bath Street
Freephone: 0800 3583601
In all areas there are Victim Support Groups which are there to help and support victims of crime. The CAB can tell you if there’s one near you.