Judge Rinder’s Crime Stories

If you've been affected by the issues in this programme, these organisations are available to offer support:

Domestic Abuse is a Crime. If you are in immediate danger always call the police, and always dial 999 if it is an emergency. They have a duty to protect and help you.

Domestic Abuse - Women

24hr National Domestic Abuse Helpline. 0808 2000 247 (24 hours) refuge.org.uk Refuge is the largest provider of emergency accommodation and emotional and practical support to women and children in the country and the leading voice in the campaign to end domestic violence.

Scottish Women’s Aid. 0800 027 1234. scottishwomensaid.org.uk Scottish Women's Aid is the lead organisation in Scotland working towards the prevention of domestic abuse. An important aspect of our work is ensuring that women and children who have experienced domestic abuse get the services they need, both from local Women’s Aid groups and from the agencies they are likely to contact.

Live Fear Free – All Wales Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence Helpline. 0808 8010 800 Text service: 078600 77333 LiveFear Free The helpline provides a bilingual free and confidential information and support service for women, children and men in Wales who are experiencing or who have experienced abuse at the hands of someone close to them.

Northern Ireland Women’s Aid Federation. Domestic and Sexual Violence Helpline: 0800 917 1414 niwaf.org Women’s Aid provides a wide range of services to women and children affected by domestic violence throughout Northern Ireland.

Domestic Abuse - Men

Mankind. Helpline: 01823 334244 mankind.org.uk The Mankind Initiative supports male victims of domestic violence, though it helps all callers regardless of sex, race or sexual orientation. There is also a referral system for single men or men with children fleeing from domestic violence.

Abused Men in Scotland (Mon-Fri 9-4). Helpline: 080 800 0024 abusedmeninscotland.org We support men who are experiencing or who have experienced domestic abuse and also to offer advice to those concerned about the position of such men and their children. We work with any man over 16 concerned about domestic abuse, regardless of sexuality, transgender status or history, age, dis/ability, religion, race, nationality or ethnic origin and promote full recognition for male victims of domestic abuse and their affected children

The Dyn Project. Helpline: 0808 801 0321 dynwales.org Provides free confidential support to all men who experience domestic abuse in Wales. We can provide: Information on services available in your area. Help in developing a personalised safety plan. Support in accessing other services and organisations. Someone to listen without judging.

Paul O'Grady's Little Heroes

The Child Death Helpline is here to listen, we understand that the death of a child is one of the most devastating events that anyone may experience. Our dedicated helpline offers support to anyone affected by the death of a child of any age, under any circumstances, however recent or long ago.

For more information, please visit http://childdeathhelpline.org.uk/

Or call our freephone numbers: 0800 282 986 / 0808 800 6019

Exposure: Predatory Police Uncovered

If you have been affected by any of the issues raised in the programme and would like to seek support you can find details of organisations able to provide help below. See each charity’s website for contact details of local groups.

Rape Crisis
England & Wales Helpline: 0808 802 9999 (12-2:30pm and 7-9:30pm)

Scotland Helpline 08088 010302 (6pm-12am)


This charity provides Information, resources and specialist services for victims and survivors of child sexual abuse, rape and all forms of sexual violence.

Women's Aid Federation
National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (24hrs)


Sexual violence

Women's Aid is the national domestic violence charity that helps up to 250,000 women and children every year. We work to end violence against women and children, and support over 500 domestic and sexual violence services across the country.

Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (24hrs)


Recognising abuse

Thirty-five years ago Refuge set up the world's first refuge for women and children escaping domestic violence. Since then, Refuge has grown to become the largest provider of emergency accommodation and emotional and practical support to women and children in the country.

Victim Support
Support line: Rape and sexual assault

The charity offers services that are confidential, free and available to anyone who's been raped or sexually assaulted, now or in the past. We can help, regardless of whether you have told the police or anyone else about the attack.

Love Your Garden

Alzheimer's Society
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity, working to challenge perceptions, fund research and improve care and support. For help and advice about dementia call the National Dementia Helpline on:-
0300 222 1122
Calls are charged at the usual network rate.

For further information about Alzheimer's and dementia you can visit:-

Long Lost Family

Missing People Helpline
If someone you love goes missing or runs away from home, you can call or text the Freephone "Missing People" helpline for advice and support on:-
116 000
Please contact us on the same number if you think you might have information about any of the missing people featured in the programme.

SamaritansYou can call the Samaritans helpline and talk to someone in confidence at any time, 24/7, because sometimes it's alright not to feel alright:-
116 123

And if you want help tracing a long lost relative, or know someone who does, visit 'itv.com/beontv' for more information on how to contact the "Long Lost Family" programme.

Ross Kemp: Living With Young Carers

If you have been affected by the issues in the programme then please contact the following charities for further information and support.

CARERS UK provides information, advice and support to carers nationally. The advice covers a range of subjects relating to caring, including: Benefits and tax credits, employment rights, Carers assessments and how to get support, services available to carers and how to complain effectively and challenge decisions.

Helpline providing information is open Mondays and Tuesdays between 10am and 4pm Telephone: 0808 808 7777Email: advice@carersuk.org
Website: www.carersuk.org

CARERS DIRECT provides telephone advice and support with caring issues. Carers Direct helpline 0300 1231 1053Helpline and webchat open: Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm and weekends 11am to 4pm

Webchat: https://carersdirectenquiry.serco.com/visitor/EntryPage.htm

GADDUM works with children adults and families, offering listening, advice and support in Greater Manchester.website: www.gaddumcentre.co.uk
CHILD ACTION NORTHWEST (CANW) works with children, young people and families in the North West of England.

Helpline (dedicated instant message) 01254 244700
Website: http://canw.org.uk/