AdVIC Main Support

AdVIC is a national organisation offering the following support to families and friends of homicide victims…

  • Provide assistance and information to families via phone and email regarding issues they are faced with after the homicide, including referral to pertinent agencies.
  • Inform families and friends of homicide victims about the Criminal Justice System via website and booklets. AdVIC booklets are sent directly to each Garda Station investigating a new homicide.
  • Provide a professional counselling service for families and friends of homicide victim to help them to survive the trauma of the homicide
  • Provide Homicide Bereavement Counselling Group Therapy for families and friends of homicide victims
  • Provide peer support and through the use of invited speakers, provide information on specific facets of the Criminal Justice System during informative nationwide meetings and a bi-annual Memorial Service
  • Provide Legal Advice to families of Homicide victims through its in-house Legal Adviser

Latest News

  • Support groups – June 2018 – Dublin & Limerick

    AdVIC are inviting all those who are struggling to cope with the loss of a loved one due to homicide or fatal assault to join a bereavement counselling group. Bereavement group counselling aims to provide emotional support and a safe …Read More
  • AdVIC 2018 AGM

    Our AGM is on Saturday, details below. We would love to see you there. Date:                    21st April 2018 Time:                    2.30 PM to 4.30 PM Venue:                 Teacher’s Club, Parnell Square, Dublin 1 Guest Speaker:    Counsellor Marie Percival Following the AGM, …Read More
  • Survey for VRA

    The VRA are helping to conduct a survey of victims in order to develop a training programme for lawyers on the needs and rights of victims of crime If any victims are interested in completing the survey please click hereRead More




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