Victim resource links
The following sites can be accessed for victim pertinent information and support. Although there may not be one for your specific area, the information contained on these sites will provide general assistance. StalkInc. does not bear responsibility for any of the information provided on these external sites.
The Network for Surviving Stalking (NSS) is the leading charity in the United Kingdom dedicated to supporting victims of stalking. It aims to provide support to victims, potential victims and others affected by stalking and harassment, to raise awareness of the subject and to provide information about stalking and harassment to professionals, relevant agencies and the public. The NSS represent stalking victims in a range of influential forums and helped set up the National Stalking Helpline in April 2010.
The Stalking Resource Centre is a program of the National Centre for Victims of Crime in the United States. This website contains a large amount of information about stalking that is relevant to victims as well as law enforcement personnel. You can also download documents to help you record stalking victimisation such as log sheets and diaries. The site is US-centric but also has a lot of good information applicable to victims in any country.
Victim Support Europe is a network of 26 non-governmental victim support organisations in 21 European countries, which provide assistance and information to victims of crime. Founded in 1990, Victim Support Europe exists to promote the establishment and development of victims’ rights and victim services throughout Europe. Each year, the Victim Support Europe member organisations assist more than two million people affected by crime. Over 3,000 paid staff and nearly 18,000 volunteers provide much needed practical and emotional support and juridical advice to victims of crime.
Information for victims and helping professionals is also available in the Modena Group on Stalking’s manual, which can be found at:
For victims in Germany, the organisation Stop-Stalking has a website offering online counselling for stalking victims. This organisation also offers telephone and face to face guidance and counselling for stalking victims. Notably, Stop-Stalking also offers online counselling for people who believe they are engaging in stalking. The original German and an English translation can be found at:
Some resources by State are listed here. Check your Justice Department or equivalent website for specific information for your state.
Magistrates’ Court of Victoria Stalking and Personal Safety Intervention Orders Information Brochure
Victoria Victims of Crime http://www.victimsofcrime.vic.gov.au/
NSW Government Victims Services www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/vs
VOCAL (Victims Of Crime Assistance League Inc NSW) http://vocal.org.au/
Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal www.vocat.vic.gov.au
MensLine Australia: Phone 1300 78 99 78, https://www.mensline.org.au
A 24/7 telephone support, information and referral service, helping men to deal with relationship problems in a practical and effective way.
The National Stalking Helpline: Phone 0808 802 0300, email: email@example.com, www.stalkinghelpline.org,
Practical advice and information to anyone who is currently or previously has been affected by harassment or stalking.
Protection Against Stalking, www.protectionagainststalking.
PAS is a UK charity that aims to help creat a consistent, professional and effective response to stalking in the UK, and to support victims, particularly those at high risk of harm. Focussing on education about stalking, victim safety and improving management of stalkers, PAS helped to establish the National Stalking Helpline, the National Stalking Awareness week in the UK, and has been heavily involved in stalking law reform campaigns in the UK.
The Suzy Lamplugh Trust: Phone 020 7091 0014, email firstname.lastname@example.org, www.suzylamplugh.org
This organisation aims to create a safer society and enable everyone to live safer lives. It works for the reduction, and fear of, crime against the person through campaigning for policy and legislative change, research, training, and advice.
Victim Support: Phone 0845 30 30 900, www.victimsupport.org.uk
Helpline for anyone affected by crime.
The National Stalking Clinic: www.fixatedthreat.com/nationalstalkingclinic.php
Located in North London, this clinic provides assessment and treatment services for individuals who engage in stalking behaviour and also consults with law enforcement agencies on difficult stalking cases.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence www.ncadv.org
National Center for Victims of Crime www.victimsofcrime.org
Futures Without Violence www.futureswithoutviolence.org
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse www.privacyrights.org/Harassment-and-Stalking
NOVA (National Organisation for Victim Assistance) www.trynova.org/