VOCAT (Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal)
If you have been the victim of a violent crime, are the parent or a close family member of a victim of crime or have witnessed a violent crime you may be eligible for compensation.
The Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal awards compensation to victims who have suffered a physical and/or psychological injury as a result of a violent crime. Compensation may include Special Financial Assistance, payment of past and future counselling expenses, medical expenses, funeral expenses, loss of wages and safety related expenses. As the Tribunal also pays legal fees you are not required to pay for our assistance.