The first thing to do is to ensure you are in a place of safety, and report this as a crime to the Police via the 101 phone number. If you are in immediate danger then call 999 immediately.

Contact us to provide details of the incident and the alleged perpetrator. We will contact you within 24 hours of a hate crime being reported to us and agree an action plan, which can include how we will support you, external agencies we will work with, and more.

The definition of a hate crime as defined by the Crown Prosecution Service is when someone is hostile to another person because of their:

  • Disability;
  • Nationality;
  • Race;
  • Religion;
  • Sexual Orientation or;
  • Transgender Identity.

The person would show their hostility by intimidation, harassment, damaging property, and violence.

For further details, you can view our Hate Crime Policy.