Stalking helplines

Use our helplines to find out more information and advice for victims of stalking

National Stalking Helpline

Helpline: 0808 802 0300

stalkinghelpline.org

The National Stalking Helpline provides guidance and information to anybody who is currently or has previously been affected by harassment or stalking.

Scared of Someone (Network for Surviving Stalking)

scaredofsomeone.org

If someone is pestering you with repeated acts that are unwanted, intrusive or causing you distress, alarm or fear – it’s possible you have a “Stalker”. This website has information on recognising a potential stalker and what do to if you fear you have one.

Paladin NSAS (National Stalking Advocacy Service)

Helpline: 020 3866 4107

paladinservice.co.uk

Advice for victims leaflet

Paladin is a trauma-informed service established to assist high risk victims of stalking in England and Wales. Our unique team of accredited Independent Stalking Advocacy Caseworkers (ISACs) ensure that high risk victims of stalking are supported and that a coordinated community response is developed locally to keep victims and their children safe. Stalking is a pattern of repeated and persistent unwanted behaviour that is intrusive and engenders fear, it is when one person becomes fixated or obsessed with another and the attention is unwanted. Threats may not be made but victims may still feel scared. Importantly threats are not required for the criminal offence of stalking to be prosecuted.

Women's Aid Federation of England

Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (24 hours)

womensaid.org.uk

Stalking

For women who are experiencing or have experienced physical, mental, sexual or domestic violence or abuse. Offers advice, support and crisis intervention to abused women.

Protection Against Stalking

protectionagainststalking.org

Am I at risk?

Protection against Stalking works jointly with relevant agencies to increase awareness of Stalking and Harassment to ensure victims receive all the protection and help they need to rebuild their lives and live free of fear.

Suzy Lamplugh Trust

suzylamplugh.org

The Suzy Lamplugh Trust aims to highlight the risks people face and to offer advice, action and support to minimise those risks.

Victim Support – Stalking & Harassment

Supportline: 08 08 16 89 11

Stalking and harassment

As with all crimes, we can give you both practical help and support to help you find the strength to go on. We understand what it's like to be on the receiving end of stalking or harassment from dealing with countless other victims and we won't need convincing that you need help. We can also help you find ways to put an end to the problem. The most important thing is to recognise that you are being targeted in this way and to take steps to deal with as quickly as you can.

The Mix

Helpline: 0808 808 4994

themix.org.uk

Stalking

Life’s tough, we know that. It can throw a lot your way and make it hard to know what the hell to do with it all. So, welcome to The Mix. Whether you’re 13, 25, or any age in between, we’re here to take on the embarrassing problems, weird questions, and please-don’t-make-me-say-it-out-loud thoughts you have. We give you the information and support you need to deal with it all. Because you can. Because you’re awesome. We’ll connect you to experts and your peers who’ll give you the support and tools you need to take on any challenge you’re facing – for everything from homelessness to finding a job, from money to mental health, from break-ups to drugs. We’re a free and confidential multi-channel service. That means that you choose how you access our support, without the worry of anyone else finding out. Whether it be through our articles and video content online or our phone, email, peer to peer and counselling services – we put the control in your hands. You can even volunteer with us too.

Voice4Victims

voice4victims.co.uk

Victim's rights survey

Voice4Victims was set up by campaigner, Claire Waxman to provide advocacy and support to victims navigating through the criminal justice system and to stalking victims facing vexatious complaints through the family and civil courts. It has also spearheaded the victims' rights campaign for a Victims' Law. Many victims have had appalling experiences at the hands of the Criminal Justice System and feel as if they have been ‘re-victimised’, ‘marginalised’ and ‘ re-abused’ by the justice process. We are therefore urging ALL victims of crime to have their voice heard and complete a victim’s rights online survey about their experience as a victim in the Criminal Justice System. This survey will give us evidence to prove that a victims code is not robust enough to protect the rights of victims and that a Victims Rights Law, supported by training of all agencies that engage with victims, is well overdue. We feel that a Victims Rights Law will re-address the imbalance of rights and create a justice system fair to all.