Witness service at Edinburgh High Court (Victim Support Scotland)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • Victims and witnesses of crime

Description

The witness service provides a confidential information and support for victims and witnesses of crime, including:

  • court familiarisation visits and an explanation of court procedures prior to trial
  • information regarding court attendance for victims and witnesses
  • emotional support while you wait to give evidence
  • in court support, should you need it
  • appointments to meet with our support team, should you need it

How do I access this?

  • Self referral
  • Referral by third party
  • Service is appointment only

Is there a cost?

Free

Location information

  • Wheelchair access
  • Translation service available
  • Information in community languages

Opening times

Drop-ins are currently unavailable.

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED

Contact Details

Edinburgh High Court, 1 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh , EH1 1RQ

Social media:

Downloads


Going to Court leaflet
(495.01 KB pdf)

Support After Crime leaflet
(678.92 KB pdf)


Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support in person
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Trauma

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