Resources: Hate crime

Brandon Trust

The Brandon Trust exists to enable children, young people and adults with learning disabilities and autism to live life in the way they choose, by providing high-quality, individualised support that focuses on enabling people to achieve their dreams and truly live free.

Services are available in various locations across the UK, including Bristol, Gloucestershire, South Glos, B&NES, North Somerset, and Wiltshire.

Brandon Trust are a member of the Bristol Hate Crime and Discrimination Service.

Bristol Hate Crime Services

Bristol Hate Crime Services is a group of agencies working in collaboration to provide a comprehensive service for victims of hate crime.

The collaboration is led by SARI (Stand Against Racism & Inequality), with local providers Brandon Trust, Bristol Mind, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Forum, Avon and Bristol Law Centre and Bristol Mediation.

GALOP – the LGBT+ anti-violence charity

For LGBT+ people who have experienced domestic violence, sexual violence or hate crime. We also support lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people who have had problems with the police or have questions about the criminal justice system.  Operate a confidential service, hate crime reporting service and domestic violence helpline, including Trans specific service.

Resolve West (formerly Bristol Mediation)

Resolve West is an independent, charitable organisation with over 30 years’ experience of providing a confidential service to people experiencing conflict or crime. Their expertise is in helping individuals and communities to resolve their differences,with services offered to those living in Bristol and the surrounding areas of Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Bath and North East Somerset.

Resolve West is also one of the organisations involved in the Bristol Hate Crime and Discrimination Service.

Victim Support

Victim support offers emotional and practical support to all people affected by crime, and is committed to providing victims of crime and witnesses in court with appropriate and sufficient recognition, support and information to assist them in dealing with the crimes they have experienced.