Important Notice

VWCCS advises that it has ceased all of its court support services for 2021 due to the uncertainties related to the COVID pandemic. VWCCS plans to return on Monday 31 January, 2022.

To assist with court preparation please refer to the Top 10 Tips for Giving Evidence document (PDF) under Resources on the Information for Victims & Witnesses page.

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VWCCS Newcastle Wins the ‘Volunteer Team of the Year’ Award for the Hunter Region

Welcome to VWCCS

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

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….”

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

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

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

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

Are you interested in GETTING INVOLVED with VWCCS?

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

Where VWCCS Operates

VWCCS has a permanent presence at courts in Sydney, Parramatta, Bathurst, and Newcastle.
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.”

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Our Statistics in 2020

Volunteer Hours Worked



People Supported

Enquiries Managed


VWCCS In The Press

Court Support for Victims in Newcastle

A service that helps victims and witnesses of crime prepare for court will be rolled out in Newcastle, Attorney General Mark Speakman and Parliamentary Secretary for the Hunter Scot MacDonald announced today.

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