Victim services in Halifax

Halifax Regional Police offers support services to victims of crime, and in particular to victims of domestic violence, sexualized violence, and serious crimes. The police have a special Victim Services Unit comprised of civilian employees and volunteers who work with police officers during these difficult times to get you the support that you need. 

Call 902.490.5300, Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., to speak to us. 

If you're unable to call due to hearing impairment, you can text us at 902.497.4709.

Find out how Victim Services can help you.

Help for survivours of domestic or dating violence

Domestic abuse is more common than you think, and victims of abuse are well-protected under Nova Scotia law. You can always to get help. 

Help for survivours of sexual assault 

Sexual assault is a crime, but reporting it can be scary and daunting. Victim Services offer support in this difficult time, and outline the process clearly so you’re in control from start to finish. 

What happens when you report sexual assault? 

You are in complete control when you report sexual assault, and Victim Services is there to help you through each step of the process. 

Meet the team 

Meet the team who support victims of sexual assault, domestic abuse, and violent crime in the Halifax region. 

About the Victim Services Unit

Learn more about why the unit was founded and how it puts survivours first.