Witness Assistance Service

Service Description

Assistance and support for victims of crime and vulnerable prosecution witnesses. Provides information about the legal process, information about other services and individual needs and requirements, contact with lawyers handling the case and support to attend meetings with lawyers, information about victims' rights and giving evidence and support through the prosecution. Also assists with court preparation and giving evidence.

Alternate Names: WAS

http://https://www.odpp.nsw.gov.au/witness-assistance-service/about-the-was

02 9285 8606 (Sydney office), 1800 814 534 (Toll free), 02 9285 8646 (TTY)

02 9285 2528

Level 17, 175 Liverpool St
Sydney, NSW, 2000

Transport Options

Closest to Museum Train Station (Liverpool St South exit), Bus

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm

Accessibility

Referral System

Referral can be made by victims and witnesses in ODPP prosecutions, family or friends of victims or witnesses, lawyers, police or other agencies.

Service Fees

No

Languages (other than English)

Interpreter Services available

Disability Access

Yes. Ramp, Lift, Accessible Toilets, Hearing Loops

Organisational Information

Area Served

NSW

Parent Organisation

Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP)

Postal Address

Locked Bag A8

Sydney South

NSW

1232

Other Information

Facilities Available

Office located in several regional areas

Volunteering Opportunities

No

Last Updated: 9 April 2019

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