Here are some general sources of support:

  •  Lincolnshire Police
    • Call 999 (emergency)
    • Call 101 (non-emergency)
  •   CrimeStoppers
    An independent charity where you can pass on information about a crime or criminal anonymously. You won’t be asked your name and your call won’t be recorded. You can also fill in the online form on the CrimeStoppers website.
    • 0800 555 111
  •   Victim Lincs
    Free and independent support and information if you are the victim of a crime and whether you have reported it or not.
    • 01522 947510 (Mon – Fri 8am-4pm)
    • 0808 168 9111 (out of hours support line with Victim Support)
    • Email and Live chat support also available
  •   Stop Hate UK
    Provide hate crime reporting services, and support for victims, witnesses and third parties.
    • 0800 138 1625
  •  True Vision 
  • Offers guidance on reporting hate crime and hate incidents. If you do not wish to talk to anyone in person about the incident or wish to remain anonymous, there is an online form for reporting hate crime; you can report non-crime hate incidents to the police to try and prevent any escalation in seriousness.
Sexual Assault and Harassment:
  • Lincolnshire Rape Crisis
    Service is run by women. Offers support to victims of sexual violence of all ages and genders. Offers support and information via a helpline, email, one to one support sessions, group sessions and counselling. Offers separate spaces for females and males.
    • 0800 33 4 55 00
  • Spring Lodge
    Sexual assault referral centre offering practical and emotional support to anyone who as been sexually assaulted or raped.
    • 01522 524402
  • EDAN Lincs
    Charity which offers support to victims of domestic abuse in Lincolnshire.
    • 01522 510041
  • Women’s Aid
         Information and advice for female victims of domestic abuse
  • Rape Crisis (England and Wales)
    Webchat and helpline available for women and girls over 16.
    • 0808 802 999 (national helpline)
    • Live online chat available at varying times (see website)
  • Refuge (National Domestic Abuse Helpline)
    24 hour free support for women and children fleeing domestic abuse
    • 0808 2000 247
  • Survivors Trust
    Resources, signposting and support for all survivors of sexual assault.
    • 0808 801 0818 (various opening times)
  • Galop
    Supporting LGBTQ+ people who are victims of domestic or sexual abuse and hate crime.
    • 0800 999 5428
  • Respect (Men’s Advice Line)
    Helpline for male victims of domestic abuse. Telephone helpline, webchat and email support (at varying times).
    • 0808 801 0327 (Mon – Fri 9am-8pm)
  • Safeline (National)
    National male survivors helpline (for male victims of sexual abuse) and also offers live webchat, email support and text help.
    • 0808 800 5005
  • Survivors UK (National)
    Information and support for male survivors of rape and sexual abuse.
  • Revenge Porn Helpline
    Supports adult victims of intimate image abuse. Provides advice, guidance and support for those requiring help removing intimate content that has been shared without consent online, or those that have received threats to share content online.
    • 0345 6000 459 (10am-4pm Mon-Fri)
  • National Stalking Helpline
    Get stalking advice and help. Practical information, support and advice on risk, safety planning and legislation.
    • 0808 802 0300 (Mon-Fri 9:30am – 4pm)
  • Paladin (England and Wales)
    Information, advice and support for victims of physical and cyber stalking
    • 020 3866 4107 (9am-3pm Mon,Tue, Thur & Fri, 10am – 5pm Wednesdays)
Religious Belief
  • Tell MAMA supports victims of anti-Muslim hate and is a public service which also measures and monitors anti-Muslim incidents.
  • Community Security Trust (CS) helps those who are victims of anti-Semitic hatred, harassment or bias.
  • Citizens Advice
    Information on the types of harassment and your legal rights
  • The Mix
    Offers a range of support, information and resources on various topics for young people under 25
    • 0808 808 4994
  • Get Safe Online
    Safety information for all aspects of being online

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