USEFUL LINKS & CONTACTS
WEST MIDLANDS POLICE FORCE STALKING SUPPORT:
Call 999 in an emergency
EMERGENCY SMS SERVICE FOR DEAF, HARD OF HEARING AND SPEECH IMPAIRED PEOPLE
In an emergency you can use your phone to contact the emergency services by texting 999.
You MUST register your mobile phone number before using this service. Just send the word ‘Register’ in a text message to the number 999 and follow the simple instructions you receive back.
BLACK COUNTRY STALKING SERVICE:
Call 0121 5530090 to talk to someone and gain support and advocacy with your case
Ask Marc offers men living In the Black Country specialist support around rape and sexual violence, childhood sexual abuse, grooming and exploitation, domestic abuse, stalking, forced marriage and so-called “honour”-based violence. Ask Marc sends out a clear message of hope telling victims you don’t have to deal with it alone: someone is here to listen: www.askmarc.org.uk
NATIONAL STALKING HELPLINE:
The National Stalking Helpline is run by Suzy Lamplugh Trust. Call the helpline on 0808 802 0300
Calls are free from all landline telephones and also from mobiles using the O2, Orange, T Mobile, Three (3), Virgin, and Vodafone networks. Calls will not be shown on BT landline bills. If you are using another telephone provider please enquire with them about whether 080880 numbers will appear on your phone bill.
Paladin is a trauma-informed service established to assist high risk victims of stalking in England and Wales. A team of accredited Independent Stalking Advocacy Caseworkers (ISACs) ensure that high risk victims of stalking are supported and that a coordinated community response is developed to keep victims and their children safe. Call the helpline on 020 3866 4107.