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Hate crime

Everyone in Staffordshire has the right to feel safe in their home, on the streets and in their communities. There are two specialist organisations in Staffordshire who provide support to victims of hate crime.  

They work to tackle issues around hate crimes and hate incidents motivated by:

  • Race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality or national origin

  • Religion, belief or faith

  • Gender or sexual identity

  • Sexual orientation

  • Disability

  • Age

  • The way someone dresses or the way they look

Contact

You can get help wherever you live in the county, for support and guidance contact:

Challenge North Staffordshire (CNS)

Covers Newcastle-under-Lyme and the Staffordshire Moorlands:

Contact CNS by texting Hate + your message to 0753 741 4477 or telephone 0330 1111 999.

Communities Against Crimes of Hate (CACH)

Covers Stafford, South Staffordshire, Cannock Chase, Lichfield, Tamworth and East Staffordshire.

Contact CACH by telephoning / texting 0797 149 7988.

Report to Staffordshire Police

You can also report hate crime / incidents to Staffordshire Police on 101. If you, or anyone around you is in immediate danger, please call 999

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