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Profile of registrant

Victim Support Europe

Identification number in the register: 83945428894-94
Registration date: 05/06/12 12:52:21

The information on this organisation was last modified on 23/05/13 09:33:30
The date of the last annual update was 23/05/13 09:33:30

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Victim Support Europe
Acronym: VSE
Legal status: AISBL
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  David McKenna
Position: President Victim Support Europe

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Frida Wheldon
Position: Head of Policy

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 235 rue de la Loi 
P.O. box: 27
Brussels 1040
Telephone number: (+32) 22310112
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Contact person Victim Support Europe:
Hélène Heinrichs, Administrative Assistant
Tel: +32 2310112
Mobile: +32 484 836 970

President Victim Support Europe:
D. (David) McKenna
Tel: +44 131 668 4486
Fax: +44 131 662 5400
Address: 15/23 Hardwell Close Edinburgh EH8 9RX Scotland United Kingdom

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Vision: The Voice of Victims in Europe

Mission: Strengthening the rights and services for all victims of crime in Europe

Victim Support Europe promotes the establishment and development of victim rights and services throughout Europe. The organisation aims to ensure that every victim in Europe is able to access information and support services in the aftermath of crime, regardless of where the victim lives or where the crime took place. Victim Support Europe also works to ensure that victims are respected, have access to strong rights and are able to make their voice heard throughout the criminal justice process.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 7
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

 Promote and coordinate the development of quality services for victims of crime throughout Europe

 Advocate and represent the rights of victims of crime in Europe

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Home Affairs
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights


Total number of members that are natural persons: 2,415
Number of member organisations: 22
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • Austria: Weisser Ring (20 members)
  • Belgium: Steunpunt Algemeen Welzijnswerk (2 members)
  • Bulgaria: SVCCC Foundation (1 members)
  • Czech Republic: Bily kruh bezpeci (42 members)
  • Denmark: Victim Support Denmark (1 members)
  • Estonia: Victim Support (1 members)
  • Finland: Rikosuhripaivystys Suomessa (25 members)
  • France: INAVEM (1 members)
  • Germany: Weisser Ring (85 members)
  • Germany: ADO (1 members)
  • Hungary: Fehér Gyűrű Közhasznú Egyesület (1 members)
  • Malta: Victim Support Malta (1 members)
  • The Netherlands: Slachtofferhulp Nederland (349 members)
  • Portugal: APAV (61 members)
  • Russia: Soprotivlenie (25 members)
  • Serbia: Victimology Society of Serbia (6 members)
  • Slovakia: Pomoc Obetiam Násilia (1 members)
  • Sweden: Brottsofferjourernas Riksförbund (1 members)
  • Switzerland: Weisser Ring (1 members)
  • UK: Victim Support England and Wales (1,500 members)
  • UK: Victim Support Northern Ireland (1 members)
  • UK: Victim Support Scotland (140 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 09/2012
Total budget: 328,347
of which public financing: 249,972
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 249,972
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 78,375
- donations: 65,000
- contributions from members: 13,375
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 100000  € - 150000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.