Support Following Terrorist Attacks

Please see a list of support services that may be of use if you have been affected by a terrorist attack.

Victim Support
Victim Support are offering support to anyone who has witnessed or been affected by recent terror incidents.

Call their National Supportline for free on 0808 168 9111 or their secure online form to request support here www.victimsupport.org.uk/help-and-support/get-help/request-support. You can also call their West Yorkshire number for local support between 8am and 8pm on 0300 303 1971

For more information following the Manchester attack visit www.victimsupport.org.uk/more-us/news-and-blogs/support-following-manchester-terror-attack

Victim Support also have an agreement with police forces who inform them when a death has occurred and a murder or manslaughter investigation is underway. A dedicated caseworker to support anyone bereaved by homicide will then be offered. www.victimsupport.org.uk/more-us/why-choose-us/specialist-services/homicide-service

 

The Survivors Assistance Network
The Survivors Assistance Network (SAN) provides free practical and emotional support to people affected by a terrorist incident. Visit www.survivorsassistancenetwork.org/

 

Government Support Pages
Government website containing advice on where to seek urgent assistance and information, including the official helplines for this incident. It also provides guidance on support services available for victims, witnesses, family members, and all those affected by the attack. Visit www.gov.uk/guidance/manchester-attack-may-2017-support-for-people-affected

 

The Help for Victims website
The Help for Victims Website also has information which may be useful.

www.helpforvictims.co.uk/content/G128.htm

www.helpforvictims.co.uk/content/G129.htm

 

Help and Support for Childen and Young People

Newsround - www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/40019250

NSPCC - www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/talking-about-difficult-topics