The National Stalking Helpline established by the Home Office in collaboration with Protection Against Stalking, The Suzy Lamplugh Trust and Network for Surviving Stalking, for victims of stalking and harassment to speak in confidence about their experiences and seek professional help.
National Stalking Helpline also has a forum here: http://www.stalkinghelpline.org/forum/forum.php
Further sources of help and advice
Network for Surviving Stalking – www.nss.org.uk
The NSS is a registered charity dedicated to support those affected by stalking.
Suzy Lamplugh Trust – www.suzylamplugh.org
After her daughter Suzy disappeared in 1986, Diana Lamplugh founded this personal safety trust. It offers advice to children and adults to help them stay safe and recognise potentially dangerous situations.
Surviving Stalking – Tracey Morgan’s Weblog – www.survivingstalking.com
Tracey Morgan created this site for victims of stalking and other interested parties.
Victim Support – 0808 168 9111 – free to caller – www.victimsupport.org.uk
Victim Support helps people cope with the effects of crime. There are separate advice sections for people living in England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Paladin National Stalking Advocacy Service – 0207 840 8960 – http://paladinservice.co.uk
Paladin assists high risk victims of stalking throughout England and Wales.
Women’s Aid Federation – 0808 200 0247 – free to caller – www.womensaid.org.uk
Women’s Aid offers support for women and children who are the victims of stalkers.
The Samaritans – 116123 (in both UK and ROI) – free to caller – www.samaritans.org
Call the Samaritans if you need to talk to someone in confidence. They are available 24 hours a day.
Citizens Advice Bureau – www.adviceguide.org.uk
Adviceguide gives basic advice and information on your rights. It gives you a broad outline of where you stand and what you can do.
Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse – www.aafda.org.uk
AAFDA offer practical and emotional support after a fatal abuse incident. If you are in turmoil after a loved one has died through domestic abuse and you need some understanding and assistance, they will try their best to help you.
Refuge – www.refuge.org.uk
Every woman and child experiencing domestic violence has different needs. Refuge offers a range of services which increases women’s choices and gives them access to professional support whatever their situation. Call the Freephone 24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline, run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge, on 0808 2000 247
CLC – www.cassandralearningcentre.org.uk
CLC raises awareness and educate young people about domestic abuse in young adult relationships. Domestic abuse can be physical, emotional, sexual and financial and can also lead to stalking and harassment. Call the National Domestic Violence free phone 24 hour Help Line on 0808 2000 247
Co-ordinated Action Against Domestic Abuse – www.caada.org.uk
CAADA is a national charity supporting a strong multi-agency response to domestic abuse. Their work focuses on saving lives and saving public money. CAADA provides practical tools, training, guidance, quality assurance, policy and data insight to support professionals and organisations working with domestic abuse victims. The aim is to protect the highest risk victims and their children – those at risk of murder or serious harm.
E-Victims – www.digital-stalking.com/
The E-Victims Organisation CIC is a Community Interest Company (CIC),set up to benefit a community,in this case the Internet communityand regulated by the CIC Regulator.They are independent and work with industry, consumers, support charities, policing, and government agencies to provide advice to e-victims. They are a non-partisan, non-political organisation.
Campaign Action Scotland Against Stalking – http://www.scotlandagainststalking.com
CASAS supports professionals who help victims of stalking in Scotland. In March 2009, Ann Moulds launched Action Scotland Against Stalking, waving her anonymity to speak out publically about her terrible experience as the victim of a long and horrendous stalking campaign.