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Crime & Terrorism

UPDATED: 18.02.2021
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.

ACT Early 
https://actearly.uk/
Advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from radicalisation

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

Action Counters Terrorism campaign
www.gov.uk/act
Advice and information from Counter Terrorism Policing on how to report suspicious activity and how to stay safe


UK action to combat Daesh 


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

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-8pm)
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
The Lucy Faithfull Foundation run the Stop It Now! helpline and offer a range of services for professionals and members of the public for more information visit the website https://www.lucyfaithfull.org.uk/

Unlock – The Information Hub
https://hub.unlock.org.uk/
Online self-help on a wide range of issues That a criminal conviction can affect, includes disclosure to employers, criminal record check, insurance, housing and travel.

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. 

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

Young People in Custody
https://www.gov.uk/young-people-in-custody
Information for families when a young person is held in custody.

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