Young victims of crime support Did you know that young people are more likely to be victims of crime than adults? Whether you have experienced crime at home, at school or in your local community we can help you if you live in: Newcastle Gateshead Sunderland South and West Northumberland South Tyneside We offer a special counselling service for you (as long as you are aged 11 to 25 years old) if you have been a victim of crime. This might include crimes such as domestic abuse, sexual violence or hate crime. This special counselling service helps you to cope and recover from your experience. We offer you the chance to meet other young people who have been through similar experiences to come together, support each other and make new friends. One young victim of crime helped by our Counsellors said: In all honesty you have moved me both emotionally and mentally from such a dark frightening place to a much happier stable place To find out more about our young victims of crime service you can drop in to our Young People's Service based on the West Road in Newcastle, use our contact us form, ring 0191 273 3997 or [email protected]. You can also ring or text 07720 089482. This special work is funded by the Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird Supporting Victims’ Fund.