V-SAC provided court accompaniment to 1,267 victims of crime, prosecution witness and their family/friends. The cases involved 35 Murder/Manslaughter/Attempted Murder, 123 Rape/Sexual Assault, 48 Assault, 76 Domestic Violence, 62 Other (incl. Human Trafficking, Criminal Damage, Theft, etc). These cases spanned Central Criminal Court, Circuit Courts and District Courts in a number of counties. V-SAC also supported victims in 57 pre-trial visits, 65 sentencing hearings, 10 retrials and 8 appeals.
V-SAC featured in a number of papers recently. The articles highlighted V-SAC’s free service available to victims of crime, prosecution witnesses and their family and friends while they attend court.