Information and Support: Racism and Racist Hate Crime
If you have been the victim of racism, the following organisations may be able to help.
Equality and Advisory Support Service
Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) advises and assists individuals on issues relating to equality and human rights across England, Scotland and Wales.
Phone: 0808 800 0082
The Monitoring Group
The Monitoring Group is a London based organisation that provides support to victims of race and religious hate crime through the provision of information, advice, advocacy, and representation.
SARI provides support across the Avon & Somerset area (Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset, North Somerset, Somerset and South Gloucestershire) for victims of any type of hate crime including racist, faith-based, disablist, homophobic, transphobic, age-based or gender-based.
Stop Hate UK
Stop Hate UK provides independent and confidential support to people affected by hate crime, including confidential hate crime reporting services in various parts of the UK.
The following organisations may also be able to offer additional advice and support around racism and racist hate crime:
BullyingUK provides practical information and advice to young people and their parents.
Phone: 0808 800 2222
The National Bullying Helpline
The National Bullying Helpline can provide free, confidential help and support if you are being bullied at work, at home, in the community or in education.
Phone: 0300 323 0169 (9am-5pm daily)
Mind provides advice and support on a range of topics including types of mental health problem, legislation and details of local help and support in England and Wales.
Phone: 0300 123 3393 (weekdays 9am - 6pm)
The Mix provide non-judgmental support and information for young people under 25 on a variety of issues including mental wellbeing, sex & relationships, exam stress, money, drugs and self-harm.
Phone: 0808 808 4994
YoungMinds offers information, support and advice for children and young people on mental health, wellbeing, racism and self-harm.
Help for concerned parents of those under 25 is offered by phone.
YoungMinds Crisis Messenger: text YM to 85258.
Phone: 0808 802 5544 (Mon–Fri 9.30am-4pm)
Here are the details if you or someone you know would like to seek help from Victim Support.
Victim Support provides emotional and practical help to victims or witnesses of any crime, whether or not it has been reported to the police.
Phone: 0808 16 89 111 (24/7)
Victim Support NI
Victim Support NI offers emotional and practical support to all victims and witnesses of crime across Northern Ireland.
Phone: 028 9024 3133 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)
Victim Support Scotland
Victim Support Scotland offers emotional and practical support to all victims and witnesses of crime across Scotland.
Phone: 0800 160 1985 (Mon-Fri 8am-8pm)