Were you the victim of a crime?

Where is there support and help? What can you do?

The Federal Republic of Germany offers a variety of forms of assistance and support to aid you after being the victim of a crime.

These offers allow you to speak about the crime and its consequences as well as offering information on possible criminal proceedings and possibilities of financial  compensation.

This website is meant to give an overview of the offers for persons affected by crime. Additionally, the simple-to-use filters allow you to find victim services in your local area, specialized in helping persons affected by crime, which you can turn to.

Please note that if you wish to prosecute the perpetrator/s you must file a complaint with the police. In this case, please contact the nearest police department, prosecutor's office or court.

Find victim services:

What happened to you?

In a few steps to the help needed.
Please answer the following questions.

Receiving the required help in a few steps.

Do I actually need any help?

Talk about it, even if you were forbidden to do so.
Talk with somebody, whom you trust.
Get help!