What we do

We deal with compensation claims from people who have been physically or mentally injured because they were the blameless victim of a violent crime in England, Scotland or Wales.

CICA is an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice.

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We work on these topics

  1. Law and the justice system

    The legal system must uphold fairness in society: both in business and for individuals. We want to ensure justice for victims of crime and better rehabilitation for criminals, with a reduction in the rate of reoffending. The justice system must punish the guilty, protect our liberties and rehabilitate offenders. We will ensure that more criminals make amends to victims and communities for the harm they have caused and help them break the destructive cycle of crime. Read more

Our management

    Contact CICA

    Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

    Tay House
    300 Bath Street

    Glasgow
    G2 4LN

    If you are making an enquiry about an existing case, please use the contact form. You can contact us by phone between 8:30am and 5pm Mondays to Fridays, except Wednesdays, which are 10am to 5pm. Our offices are not open to the public, and you will not be able to visit us.

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