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Help and support for victims

The organisations below can provide help and support to victims of hate crime


General support

Age UK
The country's largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life.
Tel - 0800 1692081
Website - www.ageuk.org.uk

ChildLine
A private and confidential service for children.
Tel - 0800 1111
Website - www.childline.org.uk

Family Lives
A charity helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life, including bullying.
Tel - 0808 800 2222
Website - www.bullying.co.uk

Stop Hate UK
Independent support and advice for people affected by all forms of hate crime.
Tel - 0800 1381625
E-mail - info@stophateuk.org
Website - www.stophateuk.org

Victim Support
An independent charity for victims of crime in England and Wales. They can offer help for anyone who has been a victim of crime and tailor support to suit your needs.
Tel - 01926 682 693
Website - www.victimsupport.org.uk

Leamington WayAhead Project
Run by the Salvation army this service for people who are homeless or struggling with alcohol or drug use or mental health issues in Leamington Spa.
Tel - 01926 883613
Website - www.wayaheadproject.org.uk

The Mix
Essential support for the under 25s.
Tel - 0808 808 4994
Website - www.themix.org.uk

 

Support for disable victims of hate crime

Safety Net
A project to prevent the exploitation of people with learning disabilities by those claiming to be their friends.
Tel - 01237 441786
E-mail - Rod.landman@arcuk.org.uk
Website - www.arcuk.org.uk/safetynet

Scope
Ensuring disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else.
Tel - 0808 800 3333
E-mail - helpline@scope.org.uk
Website - www.scope.org.uk

SpringfieldMind
Delivering services that promote mental wellbeing in South Warwickshire and Wychavon. Helping people with mental health distress live free of stigma, discrimination and achieve their personal mental wellbeing.
Tel - 01789 298615
Tel - 01926 881227
E-mail - enquiries@springfieldmind.org.uk
Website - www.springfieldmind.org.uk

 

Support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender victims of hate crime

Coventry& Warwickshire Friend
An LGBT charity that provides confidential information, advice and support to people in Coventry and Warwickshire.
Tel - 02476 714199
E-mail - admin@cwfriend.co.uk
Website - www.cwfriend.co.uk

Galop
Giving advice and support to people who have experienced biphobia, homophobia, transphobia, sexual violence or domestic abuse and offering support to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people who have questions about the police or criminal justice system.
Tel - 020 7704 2040
E-mail - help@galop.org.uk
Website - www.galop.org.uk

Gender Trust
Providing support and information for anyone with any question or problem concerning their gender identity or whose loved one is struggling with gender identity issues.
Tel - 01527 894838
E-mail - info@gendertrust.org.uk
Website - www.gendertrust.org.uk

Push Project
A charity in Warwickshire that supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and questioning people under 25.
E-mail - info@pushprjects.co.uk
Website - www.pushprojects.org.uk

Stonewall
Providing support to all lesbian, gay, bi and trans people.
Tel - 08000 502020
E-mail - info@stonewall.org.uk
Website - www.stonewall.org.uk

Switchboard LGBT Helpline
Providing an information, support and referral service for lesbians, gay men and bisexual and trans people and anyone considering issues around their sexuality and/or gender identity.
Tel - 0300 330 0630
E-mail - chris@switchboard.lgbt
Website - http://www.stratfordinterfaith.org.uk

 

Support for victims of racist hate crimes

Warwickshire Race Equality Partnership (WREP)
An organisation set up to address racial inequalities in Warwickshire.
Tel - 01788 863117
Website - www.switchboard.lgbt
E-mail - info@wrep.org.uk

 

Support for victims of religious hate crimes

StratfordInterfaith Forum
Bringing together people of all faiths in recognition of the value of diversity in society.
Website - www.stratfordinterfaith.org.uk

Tell MAMA
A service for anyone who suffers, or has suffered, an incident as a result of their Muslim faith.
Tel 0800 456 1226
E-mail - info@tellmamauk.org
Website - www.tellmamauk.org

Warwick District Faith Forum
Promoting equality and diversity in the district of Warwick through mutual understanding, co-operation between faith groups and engagement with the wider community.
E-mail - wdfaithsforum@yahoo.com
Website - www.wdfaithsforum.org.uk