Helping Shape Your Future

Since 1986

Helping Shape Your Future

Since 1986

Safeguarding theme of the month:

STOP Hate Crime

Stop Hate UK works alongside local strategic partnerships to tackle Hate Crime and discrimination, encourage reporting and support the individuals and communities it affects. We provide a toolkit to help improve local responses to Hate Crime and an alternative for people who do not wish to report Hate Crime to the police or other statutory agencies. Our helplines enable people to access independent support and information, 24 hours a day, every day of the year. The organisation started life in 1995 as a service for victims of racial harassment. The project was established in direct response to the murder of Stephen Lawrence. In 2006 we launched the Stop Hate Line to respond to Recommendation 16 of The Stephen Lawrence Inquiry, 1999 which reads:

That all possible steps should be taken by Police Services at local level in consultation with local Government and other agencies and local communities to encourage the reporting of racist incidents and crimes. This should include

– the ability to report at locations other than police stations; and

– the ability to report 24 hours a day.”

Your guide to understanding LGBTQI+ Hate Crime

This PDF toolkit provides step by step guidance on how to recognise LGBTQ|+ Hate Crime, how to report it, and an overview of how Stop Hate UK can support those affected in the community.

If you would like to speak to our safeguarding team about any of the related issues; or if you have any Safeguarding concerns, please contact a member of the team.

Paul Sheron

Paul Sheron

Safeguarding &
Prevent Lead

paul-sheron@nwcsltd.uk
tel: 0151 521 5888
mobile: 07548 840156

Annette Swinnerton

Annette Swinnerton

Deputy Safeguarding Officer /
Mental Health Lead

annette-swinnerton@nwcsltd.uk
tel: 0151 521 5888
mobile: 07821 640 050

Sylvia Jones

Call us now on 0151 521 5888

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