Schadefonds Geweldsmisdrijven gives a one-off compensation payment to victims with serious psychological or physical injuries. By doing so the Schadefonds, on behalf of society and commissioned by the government, acknowledges the injustice that has been done.  Schadefonds thus contributes to restoring confidence and does justice to victims and their loved ones.

The information on this website is intended for victims of violent crimes which were committed in the Caribbean Netherlands. For victims of violent crimes committed in the European Netherlands, we refer you to the website

Schadefonds Geweldsmisdrijven gives a one-off compensation paymentto:

  • victims of violent crimes as a result of which they have or have had serious physical and/or psychological problems (injuries);
  • surviving relatives of victims of a violent crime or a wrongful death;
  • Close relatives of victims who, due to a violent crime, have serious and permanent physical and/or psychological problems (injuries).

'Recognition gives strength. Together involved.'