Frequently Asked Questions on the Victims Payment Scheme

You may have seen in the media some activity around the Northern Ireland Office having laid the regulations for a Victims’ Payment Scheme. We would like to update you on the status of this scheme.

Please click here to read some of the 'Frequently Asked Questions' we have been receiving from victims and survivors. 

We are mindful that these developments affect victims and survivors and that the accompanying media coverage can raise some very difficult issues or trigger past traumas. The Victims and Survivors Service (VSS) are there to support anyone affected by victims issues and can be contacted on (028) 9027 9100.