If someone’s life is in danger, or a serious crime is taking place, you should always call the police immediately using 999.

What is Hate Crime?

A hate crime is a criminal offence which has been perceived by the victim as having been motivated by some form of prejudice or hate. Hate crimes and incidents can be motivated by prejudice about:

Hate crimes can include:

What can I do if I’m a victim of hate crime? 

If you are a Homes in Sedgemoor customer, call us! We can help and we will work with the police to ensure that the report is dealt with effectively and we will ensure that you receive the support you need.  

How will we help you?

Call us on: 0800 585 360/ 01278 552400
E-mail us: customer.services@homesinsedgemoor.org
Visit us in reception between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

An organisation that can support you is Stop Hate UK which provides advice about hate crimes and has a 24-hour helpline which you can call on 0800 138 1625.

If you aren’t a Homes in Sedgemoor customer, you can call Stand Against Racism and Inequality (SARI) or Avon and Somerset Police and they will be able to support you in dealing with this.

Who can I go to for support? 

Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Stand Against Racism and Inequality (SARI)