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Mission statement

The Service of Attention and Denunciation in situation of Institutional Violence (SAIDAVI) offers legal and psychosocial assistance to people who suffer situations of mistreatment within the framework of the Catalan penal system. SAIDAVI also carries out ex officio actions to investigate possible violations of rights and exercises popular accusation in cases in which the entity considers appropriate

It is open from 10am to 5pm (Tuesday and Thursday) and from 10am to 2pm (Monday, Wednesday and Friday).

If you have suffered a situation of institutional violence, please contact us at +34 693 28 73 23 or send us an email to [email protected].

Legal team

The legal team is composed of criminal lawyers specializing in the defence of human rights. Our duties are advice, legal accompaniment and representation in legal proceedings decided by the entity.

Psychosocial team

The psychosocial team is composed of professionals with experience in caring for people and groups in contexts of political violence and violation of fundamental rights.

The accompaniment is oriented towards reinforcement and resilience in case of damages and traumas. We attend affected people in a direct way, and also to their relatives and other people of their environment from and integral point of view.

SAIDAVI reports

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Report on institutional violence 2021

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Report on institutional violence 2020

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Report on institutional violence 2016



SAIDAVI is financed mainly by donations from people who want to contribute to making the service possible, being approximately 60% of the total. It is also financed from public and private grants, and from contracted services such as reporting.

If you want to contribute to make the service possible, you can join the Circle of Donos. You can find more information at Colaborate. For more information about subsidies, contracts and agreements, see the Financing section.


If you have suffered from a situation of institutional violence, please contact us.
+34 693 287 323
[email protected]


This project works in coordination with the System for Registration and Communication of Situations of Institutional Violence of the OSPDH-UB.

+34 93 402 44 17
-34 93 403 96 72
[email protected]

Work areas

    Technic areas