Here are some general sources of support:

  • Citizens Advice provides some useful information on the different types of harassment and hate crime people may experience including disability hate crime, racist and religious hate crime, sexual harassment, and sexual orientation and transgender identity hate crime.
  • Victim Support. When you report a crime to the police, they should automatically ask you if you would like help from an organisation like Victim Support. But anyone affected by crime can contact them directly you don’t need to talk to the police to get Victim Support help.
  • Rape Crisis: A free telephone helpline that can provide advice to women and men, as well as online resources. 
  • Victim support: Options for support as a victim of crime 
  • NHS Choices: Help after rape and sexual assault 
  • BAWSO: An all-Wales voluntary organisation, providing specialist services to victims and BAME people affected or at risk of Domestic Abuse and all forms of violence 
  • Swansea Women’s Aid: Swansea Women’s Aid is a women-only organisation that supports women, with or without children, who are affected by domestic abuse. 
  • Support Line: Confidential telephone helpline 
  • Mind: Mental health charity 
  • The Survivors Trust: Specialist organisations throughout the UK 
  • Karma Nirvana: Charity that supports victims and survivors of forced marriage and honour-based abuse
  • Survivors UK: A free and confidential telephone helpline for men and boys who are dealing with the effects of sexual violence
  • LifeCentre – Helplines and online support for victims of sexual misconduct 

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