Victim Support is an independent charity dedicated to supporting victims of crime and traumatic incidents in England and Wales
They provide specialist help to support people to cope and move on to a point where they feel they are back on track with their lives.
Independent, free and confidential service. Support Line 0808 16 89 111
Text Relay: use the Relay App or contact us in BSL
Live Chat via their website
Voice helps you to cope, recover and thrive after a crime.
Under the Victims Code of Practice, victims and witnesses of crime are entitled to access support. For anyone living in Northamptonshire Voice provide free support that is tailored to your needs.
Voice also offer specialist domestic abuse, children and young people, trauma on the roads and restorative justice services.
Tel: 0300 303 1965
As a victim of crime or someone who has witnessed a crime, there are things you can expect from the police and criminal justice system.
Information and advice can be found on the website Support for victims and witnesses of crime | Northamptonshire Police (northants.police.uk)
Northamptonshire and Brackley MIND
Mind offer mental health services including crisis support, counselling, one to one support, group and peer support and wellbeing courses. More information can be found on the website.
Tel: 01604 634310, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PTSD UK is the only charity in the UK dedicated to raising awareness post-traumatic stress disorder – no matter the trauma that caused it.
The PTSD UK website has information, advice and support for those affected by PTSD and their families.
KidsAid is a Northampton Charity providing therapeutic support for children and young people who have suffered any form of trauma.
KidsAid works with children and young people aged 3 – 18 who have experience trauma ranging from anxiety, illness, peer pressure and bullying through to family breakdown, attachment issues, bereavement, behavioural difficulties, domestic violence, neglect, physical and sexual abuse.
KidsAid offer a range of 1:1 therapies and therapies to parents, carers and siblings.
Anyone can refer via the referral form on their website of calling 07471 762737
Assist Trauma Care (Voice Roads)
A specialist service for victims of road traffic collisions in Northampton, delivered in conjunction with Voice.
Assist Trauma Care employs experienced therapists to provide help and support after road traffic collisions, including specialist support following traumatic loss.
Northampton Domestic Abuse Service (NDAS)
NDAS support women and men as well as children to help them to recover from the trauma of domestic abuse.
Tel: 0300 0120 154
St. Andrew's Healthcare Northampton
St Andrew’s Healthcare is a charity providing specialist mental healthcare for patients with some of the most complex, challenging mental health needs.
They provide a range of specialist services for men, women and young people covering trauma, personality disorder, psychosis, autism, learning disability, brain injury, complex dementia and Huntington’s disease.
Referrals can be made by anyone, including the person.
Tel: 01604 616552
SANE is a leading UK mental health charity improving the life of anyone affected by mental illness.
SANEline remains the only out of hours national specialist mental health helpline, available 365 days a year to people in crisis.
Helpline 0300 304 7000 4pm – 10pm
Sane Textcare is designed to provide emotional support and connection at the times you need it most. This is a confidential service for those aged 16 and over, and each message sent will be individually written for you based on the information you give. For this reason, you need to submit your request a minimum of 72 hours before the time you would like to receive a message. Only one message can be sent in a seven day period.
Help for Heroes
Mental Health Care for veterans and families.
Tel: 0300 303 9888
Tackling Trauma – Young People
Tackling Trauma is a website to support children and young people who have experienced trauma which will promote recovery.
Included is support for the families who are supporting those people.
PTSD Resolution is a charity providing mental health help and support for UK armed forces veterans, reservists, families.
Call 0300 302 0551