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Hate Crime Reporting

12th December 2017

Rotherham Ethnic Minority Alliance, Speak Up Self Advocacy and The Rainbow Project are working in partnership to offer a structured model of Community Reporting Centres, funded by the Safer Rother Partnership.  Community reporting centres are an alternative method of reporting hate crime and hate incidents for those from community who are not comfortable or confident with reporting directly to the police. 

We can support people and families affected by any form of Hate Incident/Hate Crime.

 What is a hate crime/hate incident?


Hate Crime

A crime that the victim or any other person perceives to be motivated by hostility or prejudice towards any aspect of a person’s identity. Police forces in England, Wales and Northern Ireland annually monitor five strands of Hate Crime:


Gender Identity

Race, Ethnicity or Nationality

Religion, Faith or Belief

Sexual Orientation

Hate Incident

Any incident, which may or may not be a crime that the victim or any other person perceives to be motivated by hostility or prejudice towards any aspect of a person’s identity.

REMA will be supporting people from faith and race communities

Speak Up Self Advocacy supporting people with disabilities


The Rainbow Project supporting people from the LGBT communities

Each service has dedicated support workers that can support a victim of hate crime to make a report and support their journey through the reporting systems.

The service offers bilingual support including British Sign Language

We can report anonymously or on behalf of others

It is imperative to report every incident of hate including; name calling, graffiti, hostile behaviours, unfair treatment due to being a member of a protected characteristic group

We will also be supporting existing reporting centres throughout the borough. (list attached)


Each service has a dedicated whatsapp service and email address detailed


Email –

Phone – 07523512630


Email –

Phone - 07523 512629

The Rainbow Project

Email –

Phone - 07523512628

List of existing voluntary community reporting centres in addition to the funded service


10 Nightingale Court, Nightingale Close, Moorgate, Rotherham, S60 2AB

Provide support services for children and young people

( 01709 377157




Clifton Learning Partnership Work within Clifton Learning Community to increase engagement and participation in learning of children and families and address issues of diversity and deprivation.

( 01709 728069





Provide housing and associated support services for asylum seekers

( 01909 533500 – this is a 24-hour helpline. Telephone interpreting services are available when contacting the service centre.




Chatham Villas, 1 Chatham Street, Rotherham, S65 1DP

GROW supports women in Rotherham, including support to access services and resources and to move towards recognising and achieving their true potential.

( 01709 511171




CGL (Change Grow Live) Rotherham

Carnson House, 1 Moorgate Road, Rotherham, S60 2EN

CGL works with individuals, families and communities, both to prevent and reduce harm, to promote recovery, improve life and to challenge the inequalities linked to addiction.

( 01709 917660




Rotherham Federation of Communities (RotherFed)

Springwell Gardens Community Centre, Eastwood View, Rotherham, S65 1NG

We support communities to grow and develop, working with them to build their sense of belonging, community pride and spirit. We work with and through grass roots community groups that are committed to bringing communities together, giving all communities a voice and creating local solutions to local issues.

( 01709 368515




Rotherham MIND

Osborne House, 1-2 Highfield, Doncaster Road, Rotherham S65 1DZ

Provides mental health support services to adults in the community and at the resource centre in Rotherham.

( 01709 919 929




Rotherham Citizen’s Advice Bureau

Deliver information and advice in all areas of social welfare law to all people in Rotherham Borough.

( ADVICELINE: 03 444 111 444 ( 01709 515680 This is an admin number only, no advice or appointments are given on this number



Rotherham United Community Sports Trust (RUCST)

Rotherham United Community Sports Trust works alongside Rotherham United Football Club to bring a better standard of living to various groups across the borough of Rotherham.

( 01709 827767




Live Inclusive

Bentley Resource Centre, High Street, Bentley, Doncaster, DN5 OAA

Live Inclusive is a local disability charity that supports people to live independently in Rotherham and Doncaster. We provide a one stop shop of disability services.

( 01302 592400





The Tassibee Centre, 36 Godstone Road, Rotherham, S60 2PU

Provide education, training and social activities for Asian women.

( 01709 377750





Tell MAMA (Measuring Anti-Muslim Attacks)

A national service to report any form of anti-Muslim abuse. Incidents can be reported on-line via the Tell MAMA website or by telephone, email, SMS, Facebook or Twitter. Trained case workers contact individuals who have reported incidents to offer support. With the individual’s consent, reported incidents are passed to the Police and referred to local support provision.

0800 456 1226

Text: 0115 707 00 07


The Unity Centre

St Leonard's Road, Rotherham, S65 1PD

A centre for all communities in Rotherham.

01709 836440




Victim Support

Victim Support responds to the individual needs of victims and witnesses living in Rotherham via telephone support, home visits or office visits. Volunteers are trained in hate crime.

Rotherham Victim Support local office: 01709 361076




101, 999 and are still available reporting methods for those who wish to contact the police directly.

You can also report a hate crime online through

and via RMBC on their online forms

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