Who are Challenge North Staffs?
Challenge North Staffs is a project of Citizens Advice Staffordshire North and Stoke on Trent, working to tackle Hate Crime and support victims in North Staffordshire
What is a Hate Incident?
A hate incident is any incident where the victim or any other person thinks that it is motivated by prejudice or hate because of the victim’s actual or perceived:
- Race, Colour, Ethnic Origin, Nationality, National Origin
- Religion, Belief, Faith
- Gender or Sexual Identity
- Sexual Orientation
- Mental Health
Hate incidents can include the following:
- Antisocial Behaviour
- Abusive Phone Calls
- Verbal Abuse
- Hate Mail
- Damage to property
Report a Hate Incident
Don’t Live in Fear – Report Hate Crime
Call 0330 1111 999
or Text Hate + your message to 07537 414 477
or use the online reporting form at https://challengenorthstaffs.org/self-reporting-form/
You can report a hate incident to us as well as to the police or instead of
A CNS adviser can advise you on your options for dealing with the incident and support you to speak to authorities such as the police, housing associations, etc.
Please be aware that we are not offering face to face appointments at present due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
We can also deliver a talk or workshop on hate crime to your local community, youth, social group. club or school, etc. Email [email protected]