The National Stalking Helpline is a free service offering advice for victims of stalking living in the UK. Run by the Suzy Lamplugh Trust.
They offer practical information, support, and advice on risk, safety planning and legislation to victims of stalking, their friends, family, and professionals working with victims.
They also provide an online tool if you are worried that someone might be stalking you (click here).
Call 0808 802 0300
Free of charge
Will not be shown on BT landine bills
Open Monday to Friday
Or fill out their online form (click here)
Revenge Porn Helpline
A service supporting adults (aged 18+) living in the UK who are experiencing intimate image abuse, also known as revenge porn. This includes Sextortion and webcam blackmail.
They can help with:
non-judgemental and confidential advice
finding, reporting and removing content online
social media advice
reporting to the police
signposting to legal advice
Call 0345 6000 459 (open Monday to Friday)
Anonymous reporting form (click here)
Facebook Messenger (click here)
Open between 10 am and 7 pm on weekdays
Free and will not show up on telephone bill
Sexual Harassment and Violence Support Service
A team of specialist advisors at Oxford University exclusively offering support to survivors studying at the university.
They provide a safe place to be heard, offering emotional, practical and welfare support and advice to all students regardless of age, gender or sexual orientation who have been affected by sexual harassment or violence.
Advisors at the service are trained to support you at your pace, free of charge and in confidence.
Victim Support is an independent, free and confidential service for people who need help after a crime, regardless of whether or not it has been reported.
Refuge Tech Safety
Advice on recognising tech abuse, securing your tech, staying safe online, and what to do if you're worried that someone you know is experiencing tech abuse.
Tech abuse includes harassment and stalking online, intimate image abuse, hacking, someone controlling the use of your phone, someone having access to your online accounts, etc.
Service provided by Refuge.
Glitch is a UK charity that supports people who have suffered online abuse, especially women of colour. They have free and downloadable resources on documenting and reporting online abuse, how to be a good online active bystander, and a "Fix the Glitch Toolkit 2.0" including digital self-care tips.
Internet Watch Foundation (IWF)
A charity working to stop the repeated victimisation of people abused in childhood, and make the internet a safer place, by identifying & removing global online child sexual abuse imagery.
Harassment Advisory Network
A university-based service for students and staff. A group of designated individuals across different departments and colleges who can listen confidentially and clarify your options.
"A Harassment Advisor can:
listen to students who believe they are being harassed, to clarify the options open to them and to assist them in resolving the matter informally where possible
discuss with a student what they may wish to say or write to the person who they feel has harassed or bullied them or to a senior member of staff who can take action
Advisors will not approach the alleged harasser on behalf of an individual."
Call 01865 270 760
Thames Valley Police
Thames Valley Police is the police force covering the counties of Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire.
If someone is in immediate danger or if a crime has just happened, call 999.
If you have a hearing or speech impairment, use the textphone service 18000 or text 999 if you’ve pre-registered with the emergencySMS service.
You can report a crime (e.g. harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, spiking):
online (click here)
via. a phone call (call 101, open 24/7)
by visiting a police station
Free emotional and practical support for all victims and witnesses of crime, as well as family members of victims.
The Paladin Service is a service assisting high-risk victims of stalking in England and Wales.
They define stalking as "A pattern of unwanted, fixated and obsessive behaviour which is intrusive and causes fear of violence or serious alarm or distress"
They offer a Young People's Service (for people aged 16-25 years old), including a listening service, safety planning, assistance with access to support services, assistance with discussions with your workplace or university, support with contacting the police and advocacy.
Call 0203 866 4107
Referrals require a DASH risk assessment by a professional (e.g. police officer, or Independent Stalking Advocacy Caseworkers (ISAC)).
They also have a general advice page (click here)