Frequently Asked Questions
- What is considered violent crime? The committing or the attempt to commit any of the following criminal offences:- murder, shooting or wounding with intent, inflicting injury with or without a weapon, robbery, armed robbery and all offences under the Sexual Offences Act in the laws of Trinidad and Tobago.
- What is an indirect victim? A person who:- may have witnessed a violent crime; is closely related to a victim; is in the immediate sphere of influence to a victim- either physically ( as a neighbour) or relationally (as a co-worker).
- Who is a client? We refer to victims of violent crime who have accessed any of our services.
- Why should I register? Registration allows an active client, to access online psychological live support with professionals.
- How should I contact you to get help? Complete and submit the form on the Contact Us page, and one of our trained volunteers would contact you.
- Are the therapy sessions free? Sessions up to the value of $1500. per person are sponsored for the client by VSF. Sessions thereafter would be at the client’s cost. Community support groups are free.