Stalking support services
The Alice Ruggles Trust is a small charity dedicated to raising awareness about stalking and as such is not in a position to offer advice to victims. The services below are best placed to provide support:
Local support services
The Independent Stalking Advocacy team supports people experiencing stalking who live in the Basildon, Brentwood, Castle Point, Rochford, Thurrock, Harlow and Epping Forest areas. The service can also support victims who do not have a direct link to the person who is stalking them.
- Helpline: 01268 729 707 (24-hour: 0330 333 7444)
Splitz Support Service
This specialist service provides advocacy, advice and support for high risk stalking victims in Gloucestershire. The National Stalking Helpine (see National support services, below) offers a triage service and makes referrals.
Aurora New Dawn
Our Stalking Advocates are always on hand to offer support whenever we’re needed and to ensure that victims in Hamphsire and the Isle of Wight are protected, safe and aware of their rights under the law.
Fylde Coast Women’s Aid
Specialist support, advice and advocacy to victims in the Fylde Coast area
Free From Fear project
Support for victims of stalking aged 13+ in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid
The Stalking Advisory Service is a partnership of support services who specialise in supporting male and female victims and survivor’s of stalking, harassment and abuse, 16 years old and over for survivors in Nottinghamshire.
Confidential advice and support for people affected by stalking in Sussex
Wearside Women in Need
Support for victims of stalking in Sunderland and the surrounding area
- Helpline: 0800 066 5555
Black Country Stalking Support Service
Our West Midlands Stalking Support Service supports women and men over 13 who are experiencing stalking and harassment in Birmingham, Sandwell, Dudley, Walsall and Wolverhampton.
National support services
WHOLE OF UK:
Operated by the Suzy Lamplugh Trust, the National Stalking Helpline gives practical information, support, and advice on risk, safety planning and legislation to victims of stalking, their friends, family, and professionals working with victims.
The Cyber Helpline is a free, confidential helpline for individuals who have been a victim of cyber crime.
ENGLAND AND WALES:
Paladin provides support, advice and advocacy to high-risk victims of stalking. If you’re a young person, 16–25 years old, and think you are experiencing stalking, Paladin have a specialist young person’s ISAC (Independent Stalking Advocate) who can talk to you about this.
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