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: ODPP Witness Assistance Service

Hours of Operation

Mon to Fri: 9am-5pm


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


Languages (other than English)

Interpreter Services available

Disability Access

Yes. Ramp, Lift, Accessible Toilets, Hearing Loops

Organisational Information

Area Served


Parent Organisation

Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP)

Postal Address

Locked Bag A8

Sydney South



Other Information

Facilities Available

Office located in several regional areas

Volunteering Opportunities


Last Updated: 18 December 2023