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The Victims and Survivors Service (VSS) offers support and services for survivors of Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA)

Survivors of HIA

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On the 1st December 2020, the Victims and Survivors Service (VSS) launched a new service dedicated to supporting the health and wellbeing of survivors of Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA).

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How to Access Services

Our support and services have been designed in a way to offer choice and flexibility.
Please contact VSS or one of our community partners listed below.

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Survivor of HIA

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Referred for Help/Support

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Needs Assessed by Health & Wellbeing Caseworker

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Support Provided

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Outcomes Measured & Reviewed

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More Help or Support needed?

How do I Access Services

Community Partners

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On the 1st of December 2020, we appointed the community partners below.   You can contact them directly to access local support and services across NI.

If you live outside NI, VSS and our partners are here to help.   We will work with you to find support and services which meet your needs.

WAVE Trauma Centre
www.wavetraumacentre.org.uk
028 8225 2522
Advice NI (for Welfare Advice only)
www.adviceni.net
028 9064 5919

 

 

Support and Services

Support across a range of areas can be provided by VSS and our Community Partners.

Support Services

Our Team

Margaret Bateson

Margaret Bateson Chief Executive Officer

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Nicola Nugent

Nicola Nugent HIA Health and Wellbeing Case Manager

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Rachel Redpath

Rachel Redpath HIA Administrative Officer

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Corporate

The VSS is committed to the highest standards of corporate governance.  This includes robust policies in relation to Data Protection and Freedom of Information.  To view these policies, or for information on how to make a complaint, please use the links below:

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Data Protection Policy and Procedures

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Freedom of Information Policy and Procedures

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Complaints Policy and Procedures

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Complaints Leaflet

Press Queries

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For all media queries please contact:

Arlene O’Connor

Brown O’Connor Communications
T: 028 9072 6024
M: 07736049754
E: arlene@brownoconnor.com

Chris Brown

Brown O’Connor Communications
T: 028 9072 6024
M: 07801973320
E: chris@brownoconnor.com

www.brownoconnor.com

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