Hate crime

What is a hate crime incident?

A hate crime incident is an offence committed against a person or property that is motivated by an offender's hatred of someone because of their:

  • race, colour, ethnic origin nationality or national origins
  • religion
  • gender or gender identity
  • sexual orientation
  • disability
  • age
  • alternative sub-culture

Hate crime incidents include:

  • physical attacks - to people or property, including offensive graffiti or arson
  • the threat of attack - including offensive letters, telephone calls or groups of people hanging around to intimidate
  • verbal abuse or insults - including offensive leaflets and posters, abusive gestures and bullying at school or in the work place

Report a hate crime

You can report any form of hate crime anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or phone the police's non-emergency reporting number on 101.

In an emergency ring 999.

True Vision is an national website set up by government for people to report hate crime. The information is collated and then passed to the victims local police force for action.

There are also community reporting centres where people can report hate crime or talk about their concerns.

Salford Hate Crime Reporting Centres

Alexander House
395 Liverpool Road
Peel Green
M30 7HB
0161 788 0636
Contact name: Michelle Pemberton
Email: michelle.pemberton@iamaspire.org.uk

Andrew Addleman - Brackmans Bakery & Coffee Shop
43 - 45 Leicester Road
M7 4AS
0161 792 1652
Contact name: Andrew Addleman
Email: andrewaddleman@hotmail.co.uk

Brierly House
Longshaw Drive
Little Hulton
M28 0AR
0161 799 0656
Contact name: Gaynor Jacobs
Email: Gaynor.jacobs@iamaspire.org.uk

Broughton Hub
50 Rigby Street
M7 4BQ
0161 793 2500

Broughton Trust
Humphrey Booth Centre,
Health Avenue
M7 1NY
0161 831 9807

City West Housing Trust
Regent Street
M30 0AW
0300 123 5522
Contact name: Mark Fitton
Email: Mark.Fitton@citywest.org.uk

City West Housing Trust - Irlam
Irlam Library
Hurst Fold
M44 6FD
0300 123 5522/ 0161 775 3566
Contact name: Mark Fitton
Email: Mark.Fitton@citywest.org.uk

City West Housing Trust Little Hulton
19-25 Hulton District Centre
Longshaw Drive
Little Hulton
M28 0BA
0300 123 5522
Contact name: Mark Fitton
Email: Mark.Fitton@citywest.org.uk

Community Security Trust (CST)
Jayne Parker House
St John Street
Higher Broughton
M7 2EA
0161 792 6666
Contact name: Jonny Basker / Amanda Bomsztyk
Email: Amanda.B@cst.org.uk

Eccles Citizens Advice Bureau
40 - 33 Chruch Street
M30 0DF
0300 456 2554
Contact name: Elaine Kenny
Email: elaine.kenny@citizensadvicesalford.org.uk

Eccles Gateway
28 Barton Road
M30 0TU
0161 793 2500

Energise Centre
3 Douglas Green
M6 6SF
0161 212 5700
Contact name: Louise Lawlor
Email: Louise.lawlor@biglifecentres.com

19 Leicester Road
Higher Broughton
M7 4AS
0330 088 7447
Contact name: Martin
Email: martin@myfoneworld.com

Hershel Weiss Children and Family Centre
Northumberland Street
Higher Broughton
M7 4DQ
0161 778 0070

Jewish Representative Council of Greater Manchester
Jewish Cultural Centre, Bury Old Road
M8 6FY
0161 720 8721
Contact name: Lori
Email: office@jewishmanchester.org

Little Hulton/Walkden Neighbourhood Management Team
42, Little Hulton District Centre
M28 0AU
0161 779 8071
Contact name: Vincent Nash
Email: Vincent.Nash@salford.gov.uk

Ordsall & Langworthy Neighbourhood Management Team
2 Robert Street
M5 3LT
0161 603 4091
Contact name: Marie Shields
Email: Marie.shields@salford.gov.uk

Pendleton Together
Brotherton House, Loganberry Ave,
M6 5UX
0300 555 5567
Contact name: Gareth Wilkinson
Email: Gareth.wilkinson@togetherhousing.co.uk

Salford Citizens Advice Bureau
Salford Precinct, 25a Hankinson Way
M6 5JA
0300 330 9074
Contact name: Elaine Kenny
Email: elaine.kenny@citizensadvicesalford.org.uk

Salford City Council
Salford Civic Centre
Chorley Road
M27 5AW
0161 793 2500
Contact name: Jo Rutter
Email: josephine.rutter@salford.gov.uk

Salford Disability Forum
St Georges Resource Centre
Cromwell Road
M6 6SB
0161 737 1092
Contact name: Kay Fairhurst
Email: chair@salforddisabilityforum.com

Salford Link Centre
Chadwick Road
M30 0WP
0161 787 8219
Contact name: Rabia Qureshi
Email: salfordlink@gmail.com

Salix Homes
Diamond House, 2 Peel Cross Road
M5 4DT
0800 218 2000
Contact name: Ben Cruickshank
Email: Ben.cruickshanks@salixhomes.org

Shomrim - BPCP
309 Bury New Road
M7 2YN
0161 740 8000
Contact name: Meir Factor
Email: Liason@bpcp-shomrim.org.uk

Spiritan Youth Centre
Northallerton Road, Lower Kersal
M7 3TP
0161 792 4195/ 0161 792 0137

University of Salford
Student Life University House
M5 4WT
0161 295 2041 / 0161 351 5430
Contact name: Arron Pile
Email: a.pile@salford.ac.uk

Walkden Gateway
2 Smith Street 
M28 3EZ
0161 493 2500

Waterside Centre
Billy Lane, Swinton
M27 9GB
0161 794 6788
Contact name: Ann Marie Mather
Email: Ann-marie.mather@iamaspire.org

Yemeni Community Association
1 Gladstone Road
M30 0WY
0161 707 7012

Other organisations:

Stop Hate UK, 24 hour helpline – 0800 138 1625

Tell MAMA, monitoring and reporting Anti-Muslim hate crime - 0800 456 1226

Refugee Action
4th floor Dale House, 35 Dale Street, Manchester, M1 2HF
Telephone: 0800 917 2719 or 0161 233 1200

LGBT Foundation
Princess House, 5 Richmond Street, M1 3HF
Telephone: 0845 330 3030

More information

More information about hate crime is available on the Greater Manchester Police website.

This page was last updated on 17 December 2018

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