Support and Care After Road Death and Injury SCARD

We are a charity who support and assist people following road traffic incidents/ crashes. We operate a helpline 365 days a year and have a website which provides valuable information.

SCARD helps to relieve distress amongst people who have lost a loved one, been injured or affected by drunk or reckless driving. We do this by providing emotional and practical support through a telephone help-line, support groups, personal support system and offering free counselling at our offices.

SCARD also works closely with their sister charity CADD (Campaign against Drink Driving) to build awareness of the dangers on our roads and campaign for changes to the current legislations relating to incidents

We aim to:-
> To provide support to the families of victims killed or injured by drunk and/or drugged drivers.
> To help relieve distress among people who have been bereaved, injured or affected by road death or injury
> To provide emotional and practical support through a telephone help-line, support groups, meetings and personal support system
> Help, assist and (If requested) accompany affected families, individuals and friends to Crown, Magistrates or Coroners Court
> To send out independent and informative information with regard to the judicial system.
> To provide access to free initial legal help and advice.
> To assist in helping bereaved, injured or traumatised people, including witnesses to collisions, to access free counselling within or outside of the organisation.
> To raise awareness of road danger, by information

Services

Find out more about the services we offer by clicking the headings below


  1. SCARD provides emotional and practical support through a telephone help-line, support groups, personal support system and offering free counselling at our offices. SCARD also works closely with their sister charity CADD (Campaign against Drink Driving) to build awareness of the dangers on our roads and campaign for changes to the current legislations relating

  2. SCARD provides emotional and practical support through a telephone help-line, support groups, personal support system and offering free counselling at our offices.

Victim Care

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I do not want to report the crime to the police but I still want support

Call: 0300 3030 554

Online: click here