Organisations funded under the Victims Support Programme and/or the PEACE IV Programme can click on the links below to download useful documents and guidance.

 Further Guidance Notes due:

The new Advocacy Support Programme is currently being developed.  The associated guidance notes will be published in due course.

  • VSS/G15 – Advocacy Support Framework


VSS Programmes Operating Manual

Standard Terms and Conditions of Grant

VSS Guidance Notes

VSS/G1 - Appeals Process

VSS/G2 - Clinical Governance

VSS/G2 Annex - CVS Standards for Services

VSS/G3 - Corporate Governance

VSS/G4 - Recruitment of Staff

VSS/G5 - Procurement

VSS/G6 - Monitoring and Evaluation

VSS/G7 - Fraud

VSS/G8 - Whistleblowing

VSS/G9 - Debt Recovery and Clawback

VSS/G10 - Eligibility of Expenditure & Audit Trail

VSS/G11 - Budget Management

VSS/G11A - Budget Template - Request for Change - Excel

VSS/G12- Social Media

VSS/G13 - BACS Payments

VSS/G14 - HWB Caseworker Network Guidance Notes

VSS / G16 - Capital Expenditure Guidance Note

Additional Documents

The Charity Commission (NI) Code of Good Governance

Information Commissioner’s Office – The Guide to Data Protection

VSS Logos

VSS Logo - MS Word

VSS Logo - PDF

Peace Logo - JPEG

VSS Leaflets and Policy Procedures

Regional Services and Support for Victims and Survivors (v. Jan 2018)

PEACE IV Funded Health & Wellbeing Network and Advocacy Support Network Leaflet (v. Jan 2018)

VSS Complaints Policy and Procedures (v. July 2019)