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About Victim Assistance
The Federation for Victim Assistance, founded in 2005, is a voluntary non-profit charity comprising of fully trained Volunteers offering Emotional and Practical Assistance to all Victims of Crime and those that have experienced a traumatic incident. Our service is also available to family members.
We work closely in association with the various Garda Victim Services offices throughout the country along with other charities/organisations to provide confidential support to victims. Victims from all counties can avail of our services and we can be contacted directly and in confidence at any time on our Freephone number 1800 277 477 (you can also text this number) or during working hours at 094 9000251. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Where possible, we try and reply to all queries within 24 hours.
Since coming into being, Victim Assistance has helped 1000’s of victims and we continue to do so on a daily basis. We work tirelessly on behalf of the victim and are uncompromising in our efforts to ensure victims recover after crime or traumatic incident. All our volunteers are fully trained, Garda Vetted and are governed by the Constitution of the Federation for Victim Assistance and abide by the Federations Code of Conduct.
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Our National Executive Team
President (Honorary): Donal Cawley
Chairperson: Tom Brophy
Assistant Chairperson: Sandra Dunne
Secretary: Caroline Loftus
Assistant Secretary: Sofia Mannion
Treasurer: Micheal Griffin
Assistant Treasurer: Fiona Ruane
P.R.O: John King
Health & Safety Officer: Mary T Loughlin
Midlands Representative: Sandra Dunne
Western Representative: Michael Griffin
Social Media: Colin McNicholas, Niamh Monahan, Sandra Dunne.
Office Manager: Patrick (Pa) McNicholas
National Coordinator: Michael O’Connor
Administrator: Mary McNicholas