Get Support

If you are a victim of crime and need help or support, please contact 999 in an emergency or 101 in a non emergency. Below is a list of support organisations:

Citizen Advise Bureau

Victim Support
Provide free and confidential help to victims of crime, their family, friends and anyone else affected. They give information, emotional support and practical help. You don’t have to report a crime to the police to get their help and can get support at any time, whenever the crime happened.

Domestic Violence
National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247
A Freephone 24 Hour a day helpline, run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge. It is a national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.

National Centre for Domestic Violence
NCDV provides a free, fast emergency service to survivors of domestic violence, regardless of race, financial situation, gender or sexual orientation. They work closely with partner agencies and help people apply for an injunction quickly.

Offer a range of services to support women and children experiencing domestic violence.

A charity that supports women, children and young people affected by domestic abuse in Brighton & Hove and across West Sussex.

Womens Aid
Work to end violence against women and children, and support over 500 domestic and sexual violence services across the country.

Scottish Womens Aid

Welsh Womens Aid

Jewish Womens Aid

Broken Rainbow
Provide advice and support for lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender people experiencing domestic violence.

Mankind Initiative
Provide support for male victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence. They run a national helpline staffed by trained people who provide information and support on a number of issues.

Find a Counsellor

Sexual Abuse/Rape

Lifecentre is a UK based charity that supports survivors of rape and sexual abuse. It offers a national helpline and counselling team based in Sussex, England.

Rape Crisis
Provide a range of services for women and girls who have been raped or experienced any other form of sexual violence either as adults or children.

Rape Crisis Scotland

Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre This centre offers free counselling & support service to women who have experienced sexual violence.

The Havens
The havens are specialist centres in London for people who have been raped or sexually assaulted in the last 12 months. Their staff are fully trained and hugely experienced. They help men, women, children and young people of all ages. You can use The Havens services without having to report the assault to the police.

Families Bereaved by Murder/Manslaughter

Support after Murder & Manslaughter

Mamaa UK
Support for those affected by serious crime & homicide


National Stalking Helpline

Protection Against Stalking
Their website contains a lot of useful information and advice.

Action Scotland Against Stalking
This website provides helpful information for anyone who is being stalked.

Suzy Lamplugh Trust
Provide advice, information and training about personal safety, enabling people to avoid becoming victims of violence and aggression.



Services for Children



Therapy Services that offer emotional support and can help with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Counselling Directory
Hypnotherapy Directory
Craniosacral Therapy Directory
The C.H.A.I.M. Centre The C.H.A.I.M. Centre is a London based therapy Centre that offers Hypnotherapists & Craniosacral Therapists that work with victims of PTSD.