If you are a victim of a violent crime and suffer physical injury or mental trauma as the result of an attack you may be eligible for a financial award – this is called criminal injuries compensation. The Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme is funded by the government and is administered by an organisation called the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA). Under the Scheme, each type of injury is given a financial value depending on the seriousness of the injury. CICA use this to calculate the total award.
Latest tweets @GalopLondon@GalopLondon
Galop is London's LGBT anti-violence and abuse charity.
- We've had a great day at GBT Men's Domestic Abuse Roundtable in Edinburgh! Thank you @LGBTYS ! #domesticviolence #trans #lgbtqi
- We're recruiting! Trans* Advocacy and Community Development Worker http://t.co/6hwF8yZJQU #transgender #advocacy #londonjobs Please RT
- USA: Gay man given 10 years in prison for self-defense in homophobic hate crime. http://t.co/D1O4Tt59m5 #hatecrimes #LGBT #Atlanta