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Find out how much CICA compensation you may be entitled to

This service is managed by the Criminal Claims Bureau. We help victims of crime obtain criminal injuries compensation following assault, abuse or a non-consensual criminal sexual act.

How to obtain injury compensation following a crime

In the UK there is a Government funded body called the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) that has been set up specifically to administer a compensation scheme for blameless victims of crime. Here we offer advice on award payments and direct legal assistance to ensure you have the best prospect of receiving an award.

For help and advice on sexual assault, historical sexual abuse or domestic violence cases please visit our dedicated pages below or call our helpline:

CICA compensation calculator

Our updated simple calculator tool below has been created to provide prospective claimants with an idea of the likely compensation award that might be achievable under the CICA scheme. The final calculation is an approximate figure and any final award assessed by the CICA may differ.

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What is sexual abuse?

Sexual abuse is when a child or young person is pressured or tricked into participating in any kind of sexual activity with an adult or another young person. The same definition can be applied to “child sexual abuse” or historical child abuse.

What is rape?

Rape or non-consensual sex can be defined as sexual activity that you have not agreed to which involves genital or oral penetration.

What is grievous bodily harm (GBH)?

There are generally 3 levels of violence related crime surrounding assault in the UK. “Common assault” where little harm has been caused but the offence is still actionable, Actual bodily harm where an offence has led to as the term suggests, a degree of bodily harm and then at the more severe end greivous bodily harm, or GBH as it is commonly known.

Have you suffered through modern slavery or trafficking?

We can advise you on your rights to claim compensation for modern slavery or sex trafficking