Need to talk?
You are not alone: help is at hand
There are a range of organisations out there who can help you if you are experiencing prejudice and discrimination or to help manage your online life.
Dealing with Bullying
Childline helps anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. They have great advice with how to deal with bullying and cyber bullying, as well as dealing with prejudice based bullying such as homophobia, racial bullying, and faith and religious based bullying.
Childline gives children and young people free, confidential access to trained counsellors through their phoneline (0800 1111), by email, or by an online 1-2-1 counsellor chat.
Ditch the Label
Ditch the Label is an international anti-bullying and pro-equality charity. They offer advice on how to deal with all types of bullying, particularly prejudice-based bullying.
They have a support hub, which offers a free safe space to get support and advice from experts.
Kidscape is a charity that helps children and young people with advice and practical tools to prevent bullying.
Young Minds is a charity which gives advice wellbeing and mental health of young people, and has some brilliant advice about dealing with your life online and with cyberbullying.
Bullybusters offers children and young people information and practical advice on dealing with bullying, including cyber bullying and prejudice based bullying.
Bullybusters offers a free, confidential phone helpline providing support and advice for victims of bullying and their families.
Bullying UK is part of Family Lives, a charity which gives support to families. Bullying UK gives advice to adults and children about how to cope with bullying.
Respect Me is Scotland’s anti-bullying service, which offers advice to children and young people on how to deal with bullying.
LGBT Foundation gives advice, support and information to lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) people, including advice with how to deal with bullying and to report hate crime.
Reporting prejudice, discrimination and hate speech
Stonewall works to support lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) people. They have great advice for dealing with discrimination and for reporting LGBT hate crime.
Kick It Out
Kick It Out is a campaigning organisation which works to tackle all forms of discrimination in football. They have an app which helps you to report any discriminatory abuse you’ve seen or heard in any football environment.
Stop Hate UK
Stop Hate UK works to challenge all form of hate crime and discrimination. They provide a way to report hate crime, and give support to victims and witnesses.
True Vision gives information on hate crime and ways to report it, as well as a way to report hate crime through their website.
Managing your online life
Childnet International is a charity that helps make the internet a safe place for children and young people. They have brilliant advice to help manage your digital footprint and online reputation.
Think U Know
Think U Know, run by the National Crime Agency, offers children and young people advice on how to stay safe online, including dealing with online bullying and managing your digital footprint.