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Getting involved with the Witness Service

To keep you safe during the coronavirus outbreak, we’re providing some of our services over the phone instead of face to face. To get support from the Witness Service, complete our referral form - someone from our team will be in touch.

If you’re going to court, read the guidance on how to keep safe on GOV.UK.

About the Witness Service

We provide free and independent support for both prosecution and defence witnesses in every criminal court in England and Wales.

Our trained volunteers provide practical information about the process, as well as emotional support to help witnesses feel more confident when giving evidence.

If you're a witness

Get advice on going to court to give evidence.


Our service in brief

Volunteer with us

Join us as a Witness Service volunteer, you’ll receive full training and support to become part of our team.

Refer a witness to us

Refer a witness to us - fill in the form and we'll contact them in 2 working days.

Donate to the Witness Service

Help us to support future witnesses as they undertake a vital role.

Donate now