Help and advice about stalking

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What is stalking?

Stalking can take place in many forms in the workplace. Some stalkers are colleagues or clients of the victim, others are individuals who are unrelated to the workplace but who make contact with the victim there because of ease of access or to cause them further distress.

Stalking can consist as any type of behaviour including: nuisance telephone calls, sending excessive emails, being followed, sending gifts or letters, death threats, making false complaints to employers/police or other officials, abuse of and through social networking sites, visiting home/place of work, blackmail, physical and sexual assault. If the behaviour is persistent and clearly unwanted causing fear, harassment or anxiety then it is stalking. 

If this is happening to you, there are things you can do to help keep yourself safe. Click here to find out how.

Useful resources 

There are a range of personal safety tips and information about stalking that can be downloaded for free from The Suzy Lamplugh Trust

How to get help – the Police 

You can report Stalking in the following ways:

By calling 101

Online 

In person at your local police station

Remember to always to call 999 if you or someone else is in immediate danger.

How to get help – specialist services

If you’ve been affected by domestic or sexual abuse or violence contact The Portal to find out more about the help, advice and support available. The Portal is a partnership of leading Sussex Domestic and Sexual Abuse Charities including cgl, which also offers a range of other services in East Sussex.

To contact The Portal, call Freephone 0300 323 9985 or email info@theportal.org.uk.

Veritas Justice was incorporated in 2014 aiming to assist victims of stalking in Sussex.  Veritas aims to raise awareness, inform and educate organisations and individuals on the challenges faced by victims of stalking and harassment and the considerable impact on families and children. It also aims to advocate for people, empower and enable individuals to make informed decisions within the criminal and civil and family justice systems.

To contact Veritas Justice, call 01273 766 633 or email info@veritas-justice.co.uk

How to get help – children 

Find out about the support available for you and your family and how to get the help you need. Contact the Single Point of Advice (SPOA) on 01323 464222

How to get help – adults 

Report abuse or neglect of an adult by calling Health and Social Care Connect on 0345 60 80 191.

How to get help – national 

National Stalking Helpline

0808 802 0300

The National Stalking Helpline provides information and guidance to anyone affected by harassment or stalking.

www.stalkinghelpline.org/

Paladin NSAS           

0207 840 8960

Paladin was established to assist high risk victims of stalking in England Wales. Independent Stalking Advocacy Caseworkers (ISACs) ensure that high risk victims of stalking are supported and that a coordinated community response is developed locally to keep victims and their children safe.

http://paladinservice.co.uk/  


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