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 (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: 08457 90 90 90 (www.samaritans.org)

Crimestoppers UK

You can contact anonymously with information about crime.

Tel: 0800 555 111 (www.crimestoppers-uk.org)

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 (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 (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 (www.mankind.org.uk)


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

NSPCC Tel: 0808 800 5000 (https://www.nspcc.org.uk/)


Offers 24-hour support, advice and counselling to children.

Childline Tel:0800 1111 (https://www.childline.org.uk/)

NHS Mental health and wellbeing:

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


NHS Every Mind Matters:

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


NHS Coronavirus (COVID-19):

Offers information and advice related to Covid-19.

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

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