Further help and support

If you have been affected by the issues raised in Crime Survey for England and Wales, the following organisations may be able to provide help and advice.

Victim Support

Provides help and information for anyone who has been affected by a crime, including a violent or sexual assault, or is wary about involving the police. They can put you in touch with local Victim Support Scheme.

Tel: 0808 16 89 111
Website: www.victimsupport.org.uk


Offering someone to talk to that isn’t family or friends. Aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide.

Tel: 116 123
Website: www.samaritans.org

Crimestoppers UK

You can contact anonymously with information about crime.

Tel: 0800 555 111
Website: www.crimestoppers-uk.org

Action Fraud

Contact to report fraud or cyber crime.

Tel: 0300 123 2040
Website: www.actionfraud.police.uk

National Domestic Violence Helpline

Offers support and practical advice to women and children, who can be referred to refuges throughout the UK. It is a Freephone 24 Hour service.

Tel: 0808 2000 247
Website: www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk

Rape Crisis

Offers support and specialist services for women and girls who have been raped and/or experienced any other form of sexual violence at any time.

Tel: 0808 802 9999
Website: www.rapecrisis.org.uk

Mankind Initiative

Offers support, advice and counselling for male victims of sexual abuse, assault, rape or violence.

Tel: 01823 334 244
Website: www.mankind.org.uk

National Male Survivor Helpline via Safeline

Provides dedicated services for male survivors of sexual violence for both adults and children in England and Wales.

Tel: 0808 800 5005
Website: www.safeline.org.uk


Offers support and advice to adults concerned about the welfare of a child.

Tel: 0808 800 5000
Website: www.nspcc.org.uk


Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through.

Tel: 0800 1111
Website: www.childline.org.uk

NHS Mental Health and Wellbeing

Offers information and support for those experiencing stress, anxiety and depression.

Website: www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression

NHS Every Mind Matters

Offers advice and support on mental health and wellbeing related to Covid-19.

Website: www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters

NHS Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Offers advice and support on mental health and wellbeing related to Covid-19.

Website: www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19 (England)


Offers support to adults who have experienced any form of abuse as a child.

Tel: 0808 801 0331
Website: www.napac.org.uk


Help children, young people and their families recover from their experiences of crime.

Tel: 0345 60 999 60
Website: www.embracecvoc.org.uk

Victim support specific for young people

You & Co is Victim Support’s youth programme that helps young people cope with the impact and effects of crime.

Tel: 0808 16 89 111
Website: www.victimsupport.org.uk/children-and-young-people