Young Witness Service Referrals

We provide support in Northern Ireland for: 

  • young prosecution witnesses (under 18 years old) in criminal cases,
  • and their parents/carers
  • before, during and after any trial.

How to get help from NSPCC services

Sometimes you may be referred to one of our services by someone who already helps you, like a midwife, social worker, teacher or children's centre worker. You can join some of our services yourself, simply by contacting us to see if a place is available.

If you think a service that is available in your area might help you and your family, get in touch to find out more.

Where the Young Witness Service is available


028 9448 7533


02820 441650


028 7127 9555


028 3834 9381

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