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Crime & Terrorism

UPDATED: 17.10.2019
This section covers support for
Crime & Terrorism
Offenders
Families of Offenders

For Victim of Crime or Violence please click here

 

ANTI-TERRORISM 

Victims of Terrorism
https://victimsofterrorism.campaign.gov.uk/
Information on where to seek advice and assistance following a terrorist attack, including support services available to victims, survivors, witnesses, family members, and all those affected.

Counter Terrorism Policing
https://www.counterterrorism.police.uk/

Prevent
https://www.ltai.info/what-is-prevent/
Information on the Government strategy on preventing terrorism in the UK

UK action to combat Daesh 
Advice and information from the Met Police:
Security Advice and Information 

OFFENDERS

NACRO
https://www.nacro.org.uk/what-we-do-at-nacro/
Support in overcoming barriers presented by criminal records and enabling people to move on from previous mistakes.
Resettlement Advice: 0300 123 1999 (lines open Monday – Thursday 9am – 5pm, Friday 1- 5pm)
Email: helpline@nacro.org.uk

Convicted Sex Offenders
https://www.nacro.org.uk/resettlement-advice-service/support-for-individuals/advice-prisoners-people-licence-sex-offenders-mappa/advice-people-convicted-sex-offences/
Advice form NACRO for people convicted of sex offences.

Respect 
http://www.respectphoneline.org.uk
Advice for anyone who is abusive towards their partners and is seeking help to stop. 
Helpline: 0808 802 4040 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am-5pm)
Email: info@respectphoneline.org.uk

Catch 22
http://www.catch-22.org.uk/
Organising programmes that offer support in staying away from crime and substance abuse

Inside Time
http://www.insidetime.org/
Online national newspaper for prisoners.

Stopso
http://www.stopso.org.uk/
Contact Stopso to find a suitable counsellor or therapist trained to help those who are at risk of, or have already committed a sexual offence.

Stop It Now! 
http://www.stopitnow.org.uk
Providing advice to anyone who has abused, or thought about abusing a child; encouraging abusers to recognise their behaviour problems and seek help to change, also supporting the family and friends of abusers.
Helpline: 0808 1000 900 (lines open Monday - Thursday 9am - 9pm, Friday 9am - 5pm)
Email: help@stopitnow.org.uk

Circles UK
http://www.circles-uk.org.uk/
Circles work with local volunteers to minimise alienation and support reintegration for sex offenders, aiming to prevent sexual reoffending. 

Don’t Offend
https://www.dont-offend.org/
Information on the German Dukenfeld project which focuses on controlling one’s own behaviour in order to prevent sexually abusing a child.

DRIVE
http://driveproject.org.uk/
Drive is an intensive intervention that works with high-harm and serial perpetrators to challenge behaviour and prevent abuse.
 


FAMILIES OF OFFENDERS

Prisoners’ Families Helpline

https://www.prisonersfamilies.org/
Offering support if a family member is in contact with the criminal justice system. Translation services are available for those whose first language is not English.
Helpline: 0808 808 2003 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 8pm, Weekends 10am – 3pm)
Email: info@offendersfamilieshelpline.org

Families Outside – Scotland
https://www.familiesoutside.org.uk/
Providing information, advice, and direct support for children and families affected by imprisonment in Scotland.
Helpline: 0800 254 0088 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm)
Email: support@familiesoutside.org.uk

Clinks
http://www.clinks.org/directory
Clinks support voluntary organisations that work with offenders and their families