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Crime & Terrorism

UPDATED: 17.10.2022
This section covers support for
Crime & Terrorism
Offenders
Families of Offenders

For Victim of Crime or Violence please click here

 

ANTI-TERRORISM 

Victims of Terrorism
https://victimsofterrorism.campaign.gov.uk/
Information on where to seek advice and assistance following a terrorist attack, including support services available to victims, survivors, witnesses, family members, and all those affected.

ACT Early 
https://actearly.uk/
Advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from radicalisation

Counter Terrorism Policing
https://www.counterterrorism.police.uk/

Action Counters Terrorism campaign
https://act.campaign.gov.uk
Advice and information from Counter Terrorism Policing on how to report suspicious activity and how to stay safe


UK action to combat Daesh 


OFFENDERS

NACRO
https://www.nacro.org.uk/what-we-do-at-nacro/
Support in overcoming barriers presented by criminal records and enabling people to move on from previous mistakes.
Resettlement Advice: 0300 123 1999 (lines open Monday – Thursday 9am – 5pm, Friday 1- 5pm)
Email: helpline@nacro.org.uk

Respect 
http://www.respectphoneline.org.uk
Advice for anyone who is abusive towards their partners and is seeking help to stop. 
Helpline: 0808 802 4040 (lines open Monday – Thursday 9am – 5pm, Friday 1- 5pm)
Email: info@respectphoneline.org.uk

Catch 22
http://www.catch-22.org.uk/
Organising programmes that offer support in staying away from crime and substance abuse

Inside Time
http://www.insidetime.org/
Online national newspaper for prisoners.

Stopso
http://www.stopso.org.uk/
Contact Stopso to find a suitable counsellor or therapist trained to help those who are at risk of, or have already committed a sexual offence.

Stop It Now! 
http://www.stopitnow.org.uk
Providing advice to anyone who has abused, or thought about abusing a child; encouraging abusers to recognise their behaviour problems and seek help to change, also supporting the family and friends of abusers.
Helpline: 0808 1000 900 (lines open Monday - Thursday 9am - 9pm, Friday 9am - 5pm)
Email: help@stopitnow.org.uk
The Lucy Faithfull Foundation run the Stop It Now! helpline and offer a range of services for professionals and members of the public for more information visit the website https://www.lucyfaithfull.org.uk/

Independent Office for Police Conduct
https://policeconduct.gov.uk/
The IOPC oversees the police complaints system in England and Wales. They investigate the most serious matters, including deaths following police contact, and set the standards by which the police should handle complaints. 

Unlock – The Information Hub
https://hub.unlock.org.uk/
Online self-help on a wide range of issues That a criminal conviction can affect, includes disclosure to employers, criminal record check, insurance, housing and travel.

Circles UK
http://www.circles-uk.org.uk/
Circles work with local volunteers to minimise alienation and support reintegration for sex offenders, aiming to prevent sexual reoffending. 

DRIVE
http://driveproject.org.uk/
Drive is an intensive intervention that works with high-harm and serial perpetrators to challenge behaviour and prevent abuse.
 


FAMILIES OF OFFENDERS

Prisoners’ Families Helpline

https://www.prisonersfamilies.org/
Offering support if a family member is in contact with the criminal justice system. Translation services are available for those whose first language is not English.
Helpline: 0808 808 2003 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 8pm, Weekends 10am – 3pm)
Email: info@offendersfamilieshelpline.org

Young People in Custody
https://www.gov.uk/young-people-in-custody
Information for families when a young person is held in custody.

Families Outside – Scotland
https://www.familiesoutside.org.uk/
Providing information, advice, and direct support for children and families affected by imprisonment in Scotland.
Helpline: 0800 254 0088 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm)
Email: support@familiesoutside.org.uk

Clinks
http://www.clinks.org/directory
Clinks support voluntary organisations that work with offenders and their families