You & Co – you can talk to one of our support workers on a one-to-one basis, and we can offer you help and support whether you decide to report hate crime to police or not. We can give you advice on how crime can affect you and how to cope with it, what to do and what to expect if you decide to report a crime to police, and how to move on from being a victim of crime. You can find out about the support available nearest to you on this website.
StopHateUK – this national organisation works to challenge all forms of hate crime and discrimination, and has a 24-hour help line where people experiencing hate crime can get advice and support; call 0800 138 1625.
Sophie Lancaster Foundation – Following the murder of Sophie Lancaster (just because she dressed differently), her family wanted to ensure a lasting legacy to their beautiful daughter and so The Sophie Lancaster Foundation was established and it became a registered charity in 2009.
Citizens Advice Bureau – they have specially trained volunteers who can give you advice on your rights.
Crimestoppers – if you want to provide information about a crime without talking to the police, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Report-it – this organisation has an online reporting form and lists of agencies who can support you.
ChildLine – they offer 24-hour support for young people on a range of issues; call 0800 1111.
The Mix – this website provides information and support for 16-25 year olds on a whole range of issues, including rape and sexual assault as well as safe sexual relationships. Get confidential help by telephone, email, text or webchat, for young people under 25; call 0808 808 4994.