Individuals with PTSD, depression, and other mental disorders have an increased risk of physical health problems. For example, there is substantial evidence linking depression with cardiovascular disorders, and there is increasing evidence of a similar association for PTSD. The etiology is thought to be multiply-determined, involving behavioral, psychological, and biological processes that combine over time [...][ Read More ]
VICTIMS OF CRIME COMPENSATION AND COUNSELLING SERVICES: 1800 000 055
Victims of Crime may be entitled to state government funded financial compensation, counselling and other services provided free of charge by experienced solicitors & psychologists ensuring the best financial and recovery outcomes for crime victims.
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“Supporting the rights of Victims of Crime in Victoria, Australia”
Victims of Crime Compensation and Counselling Services (VOCCS) has been operating in Victoria, Australia, for over fifteen years and specializes exclusively in facilitating free state government funded entitlements to victims of crime and has assisted in over 6000 crime compensation applications. In order for victims of crime to obtain the best financial compensation and recovery outcomes call us today on freecall: 1800 000 055
163 Victoria Parade Fitzroy 3065
Crime Compensation Call: 1800 000 055
Victims of Crime Compensation Eligibility:
Victims of Crime in Victoria and Australia may be eligible for State Government Funded Crime Compensation and other support services if:
- You are the victim and have been directly injured as the result of a crime.
- You have suffered either physically or psychologically by the crime.
- The crime was reported to the police and you made a police statement.
- The crime was committed in the last two years in Victoria, Australia**.
- You are related to a victim of crime.
Crime that have impacted victims may include: physical assault, sexual abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence, domestic abuse, family violence, armed robbery, violent robbery, aggravated burglary, child abuse, child sexual abuse, indecent assault, home invasion, stalking, threats to kill, workplace assault, homicide, murder, culpable driving, dangerous driving, road rage, breach of Intervention Order, threat to harm, bullying or any other violent crime. Matters such as childhood sexual abuse and ongoing domestic violence may have occurred beyond two years**.
The offender does not need to be charged in order to apply for Crime Compensation.
Crime Compensation Applications are made in person or can be made over the phone, if a person is unable to travel.
Victims of Crime Compensation & Counselling Service also refers to solicitors and other service providers in New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland experienced in supporting victims of crime to access their crime compensation entitlements.
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In certain populations it has been shown that there is an increased risk of PTSD in those who have a prior diminished mental or physical health status. Those with diminished physical or mental health prior to a traumatic experience are more likely to react poorly to the traumatic event as well as affect the coping strategies adopted [...][ Read More ]