South Gloucestershire

Changing Lives in South Gloucestershire

We provide the Victims of Crime Advocacy Service in South Gloucestershire.

As of 1st July 2023 adult statutory advocacy services (IMHA, IMCA, ICAA, IHCA and generic) are delivered by VoiceAbility.

For more information on our South Gloucestershire Service:

Victims of Crime Advocacy Service (VOCAS)

We launched VOCAS in South Gloucestershire on 1st April 2019.

Adult victims can access advocacy, alongside practical and emotional support to help them to cope and recover from their experience and to engage with the criminal justice system if they choose to do so.   This enhanced adult service will be available for

  • adult victims who have barriers or additional support requirements linked to:
  • adult victims who have been targeted because of their:

*Race *Religion *Sexuality *Gender Identity *Mental health issues *Learning difficulties *Physical disabilities *Problems associated with old age *Problems associated with social exclusion or isolation

Find out more by visiting our VOCAS page.