Children affected by homicide are to be offered free specialised counselling from today

AdVic - the advocacy group for families of murder and manslaughter victims - is launching the pioneering service which will be offered to all children who need iT

It says young people need special help because they can be particularly affected by homicide and can take much longer to recover.

AdVic co-founder Joan Dean says there's been a huge demand for a service like this.

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