Welcome to VWCCS

VWCCS is an organisation which prepares and supports victims and witnesses of crime who are required to testify at court in NSW.

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Pieta Thornton one of 100 influential women in Australia.

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What people say

“Thank you so much for taking the time to talk me through the whole court process – it was very helpful & has gone a long way to making me feel calmer & more confident….”

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Are you a VICTIM or WITNESS of crime appearing in court?

Find out how VWCCS can help
and support you in court.

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Are you an AGENCY working with victims & witnesses of crime?

Find out what skills VWCCS’s staff have
and what services VWCCS offers.

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Are you interested in GETTING INVOLVED with VWCCS?

Find out how you can assist VWCCS
by becoming a volunteer.

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Where VWCCS Operates

VWCCS has a permanent presence at courts in Sydney, Parramatta, Bathurst, & Orange.
We can also assist witnesses at other locations if we are advised beforehand.

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What People Say

“I have the greatest admiration for VWCCS and having experienced first hand the help you give to so many people I cannot thank you enough… I will never forget your kindness.” Read more testimonials

Our Statistics in 2016

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People Assisted


VWCCS In The Press

Fiona Matthews presents at the Annual Volunteers in Policing Conference

Fiona Matthews and Denis O’Connell attended the Annual  Volunteers in Policing Conference at the Park Royal Hotel in Parramatta on Saturday, 20th May. Fiona gave a presentation on behalf of VWCCS and she and Denis received a number of inquiries from VIP’s concerning joining our organisation  Fiona made a presentation on VWCCS... read more

NSW Attorney-General, Mark Speakman MP addresses VWCCS on the training day

NSW Attorney-General, Mark Speakman MP, was a valued guest of VWCCS at its 2017 first quarterly in-service Refresher / Training Program for its Volunteers held at Parliament House on Friday, 17 March. One of his key objectives, which from VWCCS’ point of view is a significant one, is to ensure that the general public is informed of the processes of the court and its officers in order to facilitate their confidence in the legal system. VWCCS volunteers not only provides witness support in court but is also able to inform both the general public as well as explain to victims and witnesses their role, obligations and entitlements when called to give... read more