Victim Support Europe is the EU’s largest and most influential umbrella organisation of affiliated frontline victim support services and governmental institutions, providing emotional support, information, legal and practical assistance to victims. Victim Support Europe guides national victim support services in their work and is a major advocate of victims’ rights and needs.
Victim Support Europe coordinates the work of national support services through education, information, etc. and argues for policies on crime victims’ needs and rights. The practical support of around 2 million victims a year is carried out by Member State national and civil society organisations.