Crime & Terrorism

UPDATED: 11.06.2020
This section covers support for
Crime & Terrorism
Families of Offenders

For Victim of Crime or Violence please click here



Victims of Terrorism
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

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 


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)

Convicted Sex Offenders
Advice form NACRO for people convicted of sex offences.

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)

Catch 22
Organising programmes that offer support in staying away from crime and substance abuse

Inside Time
Online national newspaper for prisoners.

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!
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)

Unlock – The Information Hub
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
Circles work with local volunteers to minimise alienation and support reintegration for sex offenders, aiming to prevent sexual reoffending. 

Don’t Offend
Information on the German Dukenfeld project which focuses on controlling one’s own behaviour in order to prevent sexually abusing a child.

Drive is an intensive intervention that works with high-harm and serial perpetrators to challenge behaviour and prevent abuse.


Prisoners’ Families Helpline
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)

Families Outside – Scotland
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)

Clinks support voluntary organisations that work with offenders and their families