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VOCAS (Swan Advocacy)

Overview of service

Victims of Crime Advocacy Service (VOCAS) offer a free, independent and confidential advocacy service for adult victims of crime and antisocial behaviour living in Somerset, Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset.

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

Eligibility criteria

Adult victims of crime

Area(s) covered

Contact information

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday (9:00am – 4.30pm) Friday (9:00am – 4pm)

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