Bradley Stoke Town Council logo
Local Council Award Scheme Quality Gold logo

Report Hate Crime

What is a HATE CRIME?

When someone commits a hate crime, they are motivated by prejudice against their victim's:

  • Ethnicity or Race
  • Disability including Mental Health
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Gender Identity
  • Religion or Beliefs
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Marital or Pregnancy Status

HATE CRIME can be:

  • Graffiti
  • Threats
  • Physical assaults
  • Harassment
  • Arson or attempted arson
  • Name calling
  • Damage to property
  • Bullying
  • Malicious phone calls
  • Other

You can report what is happening to you to any or all of the below:

Reporting to the Police:

Reporting to SARI (Stand Against Racism & Inequality) Who will:

  • Listen to you and find out what happened.
  • Not do anything unless you want to.
  • Keep your information private
  • Offer practical advice to help you feel safe in your home
  • Take actions that you agree with
  • Ring free 24hr advice line 0800 171 2272
  • Or email

Reporting to South Glos Council Anti-Social Behaviour Team

Report to your Housing Association/Society if you currently live in one

Support Agencies

Educational Action Challenging Homophobia (EACH)

Offer support & advice to people who have experienced homophobic hate crime/incidents.

Muslim Youth Helpline

Provides faith & culturally sensitive services to Muslim youth in the UK.


Advice & support for anyone with mental health problems.

The Gender Trust

Support for those affected by gender identity issues.

The Lesbian and Gay Foundation

Offers advice, support & information


The voice of learning disability

Stand Against Racism & Inequality (SARI)

Offers support services for victims of all hate crimes and hate incidents

Victim Support

Provides free practical and listening support to victims of crime.

Produced by Patchway, Filton & the Stokes Communities Against Hate Crime. Please contact Vicky Davies for leaflets or changes. Last updated January 2018.