This page provides useful links to other organisations and websites associated with different aspects of Community Safety:
The Samaritans - Confidential, emotional support 24 hours a day.
Victim Support - National charity which helps people affected by crime.
Forced Marriage Unit - The Foreign and Commonwealth Office Forced Marriage Unit is dedicated both to preventing British nationals being forced into marriage overseas and to assisting anyone in the UK faced with the prospect of being forced into a marriage.
Forward - An African Diaspora led UK-registered campaign and support charity dedicated to advancing and safeguarding the health and rights of African girls and women, in particular female genital mutilation and forced and child marriage.
Migrant Helpline - Provides a variety of services to distressed foreign nationals across the UK.
National Stalking Helpline - Provides practical advice and information to anybody who is currently or has previously been affected by harassment or stalking.
Rape Crisis - Rape Crisis Centres provide a range of specialist services for women and girls that have been raped or experienced another form of sexual violence - whether as adults or as children.
Information about Domestic Abuse Helplines can be found here
Card Watch - Credit card fraud advice.
Crime Concern - Independent organisation and registered charity working to reduce crime and create safer communities.
Crimestoppers - Independent UK wide charity working to stop crime. - Independent UK wide charity working to stop crime.
NACRO - Independent voluntary organization working to prevent crime.
Neighbourhood Watch Association
Neighbourhood & Home Watch - The Official Neighbourhood & Home Watch Website.
Children and Young People
Childline - Free 24 hour helpline for children and young people in the UK.
Youth Box – Help and advice for young people in Staffordshire.
Talk to Frank- Drug information and advice for young people provided by the Home Office.
NSPCC - Registered Charity who aim to end cruelty to children.
Prison, Me, No- Way! - The No-Way Trust Limited aimed at turning young people away from crime and its consequences.
Drugscope - UK's leading centre of expertise on drugs.
Staffordshire Substance Misuse Commissioning Team - Tackling drug and alcohol misuse in Staffordshire through a partnership of key agencies.
Drinkaware - Provides consumers with information to make informed decisions about the effects of alcohol on their lives and lifestyles.
Harm Reduction Works - This website supports the harm reduction works campaign materials. The campaign was developed by Exchange Supplies for the National Treatment Agency as part of the implementation of the Department of Health publication Reducing Drug Related Harm: An Action Plan.
Staffordshire Road Safety
Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership
- Partnership to reduce road casualties in Staffordshire through the use of safety cameras, education and publicity.
Central Government Sites
Ministry of Justice
Department for Communities and Local Government
Department for Education
Department of Health
National Statistics (NOMIS)
Other Useful Sites:
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue
Ask the Police - an official police resource where members of the public can access an extensive bank of police based frequently asked questions.
Consumer Advice & Protection - find out more about how you can access a range of consumer information and about the work Staffordshire County Council does to advise and protect Staffordshire residents.
Audit Commission: Community Safety
Local Government Association: Community Safety
Joseph Rowntree Foundation - One of the largest social policy research and development charities in the UK.
Suzy Lamplugh Trust - A registered charity, the leading authority on personal safety.