Bullying and Harassment

UPDATED: 18.07.2023

On alternative pages you can find information for Stalking and Online Safety 

ACAS - Sexual Harassment in the Workplace 

Information from ACAS on sexual harassment in any workplace, what it is and how to make a complaint.

Anti-Bullying Programme 

Online resource centre for young people, parents and educators. 

Bullies Out 

Information and support for young people, parents, school, employees and employers 


ChildLine provide support and counselling for anyone up to the age of 18. ChildLine can discuss anything of concern.
Helpline: 0800 11 11 (lines open 24 hours everyday)
1-2-1 chat (online 24 hours everyday)

Childline - Racial Bullying 

Information on what is racism and what to do if you’re a young person experiencing racial bullying. 

Citizens Advice – Harassment at Work 

Information on types of harassment and bullying in the workplace and what to do about it. 

Department For Education  

Information to assist schools with prevention and response to bullying.

Educational Action Challenging Homophobia - EACH 

Support for adults and young people affected by homophobic or transphobic bullying.
Action Line: For young people – 0808 1000 143 (lines open Monday - Friday 9.30am-4pm) 

eCRIME Action 

Website with advice and practical information on cyber bullying, trolling, mobbing and all forms of on-line crime for adults and children alike. 

Family Lives - Bullying UK 

Bullying UK offer information on all types of bullying including workplace, school and via text messages.
Parent Helpline: 0808 800 222 (lines open: Monday – Friday 9am -9pm, Weekends 10am -3pm)

Family Lives - Homophobic Bullying 

Family Lives - Racist Bullying


This is a subtle form of bullying and abuse where the victim is made to feel they are wrong when they are not, they are undermined, disagreed with and not listened to. This could be in the workplace or a domestic situation. 
Helpline: 0300 323 0169 (this is not a free call, lines open: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm) 

Education Support Partnership   

Counselling, information and support for everyone working in education.
Supportline: UK - 08000 562 561 (lines open 24 hours)
Email: support@edsupport.org.uk

Gov.uk – Bullying at school 

Information from the Government about the legal position of school bullying, includes what schools and the police need to do and how to report it.  

Gov.UK – Workplace bullying 

Offering information on harassment and bullying in the workplace. 


Offering advice to parents, carers and professionals about anti-bullying and child safety advice. Further information is available to download online. 

National Bullying Helpline 

Information and support on all forms of bullying.
Helpline: 0300 323 0169 ( lines open: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm) 


Samaritans are available to listen to anyone who is distressed.
Helpline: 116 123 (lines open 24 hours) This new number is free and does not appear on phone bills
Email: jo@samaritans.org


If you’re experiencing a personal crisis and need support to cope.
Text Shout to 85258. 

Stonewall - Homophobic Bullying 

Stonewall toolkits and resources for tackling homophobic bullying in schools and colleges. 


Supportline provides telephone support for any problems including bullying and cyber-bullying. Helpline: 01708 765 200 (lines open Monday 8.30 – 10.30am, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 5pm – 7.30pm)
Email: info@supportline.org.uk 

True Vision 

Information on hate crime and how to report it.