Victims of Crime incl. Stalking

UPDATED: 08.10.2018
In this section you can find support for:
Victims of Crime
Stalking
Other organisations

For Rape and Sexual Assault support please go to abuses section

For Crime, Terrorism and Offenders support please go to crime section

Victim Support
https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/ (opens in a new window)
Victim Support offer assistance to anyone who has been affected by a crime or violent assault, regardless of whether the police have been informed.
Helpline: 0808 16 89 111 (lines open 24 hours)
Email: info@victimsupport.org.uk

You & Co
http://www.youandco.org.uk/ (opens in a new window)
Victim Support’s help for young people coping with the impact and effects of crime.

CrimeStoppers
http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org (opens in a new window)
Anyone who would like to report a crime but are uncomfortable going directly to the police can call CrimeStoppers. Crimes can be reported in confidence and anonymously; calls are not traced.
Helpline: 0800 555 111 (lines open 24 hours)

Support after Murder and Manslaughter - SAMM 
http://www.samm.org.uk (opens in a new window)
SAMM are a self-help group who provide understanding and support to families and friends who have been bereaved as a result of murder or manslaughter.
Helpline: 0845 872 3440 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm)
Email: info@samm.org.uk

Karma Nirvana
http://www.karmanirvana.org.uk/ (opens in a new window)
Support for victims of honour crime and forced marriage.
Helpline: 0800 5999 247 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am- 5pm)

Stand Against Racism & Inequality - SARI 
http://www.sariweb.org.uk/ (opens in a new window)
Support for victims of any type of hate crime including racist, faith-based, disablist, homophobia, transphobia, age-based or gender-based.
Report a Hate Crime: 0800 171 2272 (lines open Monday – Friday 9.15am – 5.15pm)

The Monitoring Group
http://www.tmg-uk.org/ (opens in a new window)
Information and support to anyone who is a victim of racial, religious, sexual harassment, violence, state neglect or police misconduct. 

Hate Crime
(opens in a new window)http://www.stonewall.org.uk/help-advice/hate-crime (opens in a new window)
Information from Stonewall on reporting hate crime, including homophobic violence.
Info Line: 08000 50 20 20 (lines open Monday - Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm)

Galop
http://www.galop.org.uk/ (opens in a new window)
Galop support lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender people experiencing domestic violence.
Helpline: 0800 999 5428 (lines open Monday - Wednesday 10am - 5pm, Thursday to 8pm, Friday 1 – 5pm, Sunday 12 - 4pm) 
Email: help@galop.org.uk

FASO (False Allegations Support Organisation)
http://www.false-allegations.org.uk/ (opens in a new window)
Support advice for anyone affected by a false allegation of rape or abuse.
Helpline: 0844 335 1992 (lines open Monday – Friday 6pm – 10pm)
Email: support@false-allegations.org.uk

Murdered Abroad 
http://www.murdered-abroad.org.uk/ (opens in a new window)(opens in a new window)
Supporting families, partners and friends in the UK where loved ones are the victims of murder or manslaughter abroad.
Email: support@murdered-abroad.org.uk

In Brief 
http://www.inbrief.co.uk/personal-injury/injured-in-violent-crime.htm (opens in a new window)
Free legal information online for anyone injured in a violent crime.

True Vision
http://www.report-it.org.uk/home (opens in a new window)
Information on hate crime and how to report it.

GOV.UK
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/advice-to-parents-and-carers-on-gangs (opens in a new window)
Information about children affected by gangs for parents and carers.

Gangsline
https://www.gangsline.com/ (opens in a new window)
Information on how being a member of a gang can impact on you and your family for the rest of your life.

Talk About Knife Crime
http://www.knifecrimes.org/000904_KNIFE_A5_LEAFLET.pdf (opens in a new window)
A guide from the Home Office about talking to children about knife crime.

Knife Crimes
http://www.knifecrimes.org (opens in a new window)
An online resource for knife crime, including the devastating effects on victims and relatives.

Knife Free
https://www.knifefree.co.uk/ (opens in a new window)
The possible results of carrying a knife and encouragement to go knife free.

Hundredfamilies
www.hundredfamilies.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/HF_informationBrochure-web.pdf (opens in a new window)
Hundred families offer support and information for families affected by mental health homicides in Britain.

National Stalking Helpline 
http://www.stalkinghelpline.org/ (opens in a new window)
Guidance for anyone affected by harassment or stalking.
Helpline: 0808 802 0300 (lines open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9.30 – 4pm, Wednesday 1 – 4pm)

Action Scotland Against Stalking 
http://www.scotlandagainststalking.com (opens in a new window)
Information for anyone in Scotland affected by stalking.

SupportLine
http://www.supportline.org.uk/problems/hate_crime.php (opens in a new window)
Information on hate crimes and how to report them.

Action Fraud
http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/ (opens in a new window)
Action Fraud is a reporting centre for anyone who has been affected. They also provide information about fraud and financially motivated internet crime.
Report line: 0300 123 2040 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am - 8pm)

Equality and Human Rights Commission
http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/ (opens in a new window)
Works to protect, enforce and promote equality across the nine "protected" grounds - age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation and gender reassignment.

Equality Advisory Support Service
http://www.equalityadvisoryservice.com/ (opens in a new window)
Information advice and support on discrimination and human rights issues to individuals in England, Scotland and Wales.
Advice Line: 0808 800 0082 
Textphone: 0808 800 0084 
(lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 7pm, Saturday 10am – 2pm)

Acid Survivors Trust International – ASTI 
http://www.acidviolence.org/ (opens in a new window)
Working with medical NGO’s in a number of countries to raise awareness of these attacks and to help acid attack victims get the medical attention they need in order to rebuild their lives. Find out how you can help on the website.

Road Peace
http://www.roadpeace.org/ (opens in a new window)
Road Peace provides support to anyone who has suffered injury or bereavement due to a road accident.
Helpline: 0845 4500 355 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm)

Helen Bamber Foundation 
http://www.helenbamber.org/ (opens in a new window)
Providing support to survivors of genocide, torture, trafficking and rape.

Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority
http://www.justice.gov.uk/about/criminal-injuries-compensation-authority (opens in a new window)
Information about the government funded Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme for victims of crime.
Information line: 0300 003 3601 (lines open Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm, Wednesdays 10am – 5pm)