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.

Swinton Neighbourhood Management Team
2nd floor, Civic Centre, Chorley Road, Swinton, M27 5FJ
Telephone: 0161 607 1961

City West Housing Trust (Swinton office)
7 Wesley Street, Swinton, M27 6AD
Telephone: 0300 123 5522

Waterside Centre
Billy Lane. Swinton M27 9GB
Telephone: 0161 794 6788

Brackmans Bakery and Coffee Shop
43-45 Leicester Road, Higher Broughton M7 4AS
Telephone: 0161 792 1652

Jewish Representative Council of Greater Manchester
Jewish Cultural Centre, Bury Old Road, Manchester M8 6FY
Telephone: 0161 720 8721

Salford Disability Forum
St George's Resource Centre, Cromwell Road, Salford M6 6SB
Telephone: 0161 737 1092 Email: office@salforddisabilityforum.co.uk

Energise Centre
3 Douglas Green, M6 6SF
Telephone: 0161 212 5700

Broughton Hub
Rigby St Higher, Broughton, M7 4BQ

Brotherton House
Loganberry Ave, Salford, M6 5UX

Jayne Parker House, St John Street, Higher Broughton, M7 2EA, PO Box 245 Manchester
Telephone: 0161 792 6666

Salford Citizens Advice Bureau
Salford Precinct, 25a Hankinson Way, Salford, M6 5JA
Telephone: 0161 737 3729

Ordsall and Langworthy Neighbourhood Management Team
2 Robert Hall Street, Salford, M5 3LT
Telephone: 0161 603 4092

Salix Homes Head Office
Diamond House, 2 Peel Cross Road, Salford, M5 4DT
Telephone: 0161 909 6559 or 0800 218 2000

Salford Student Union
University of Salford M5 4WT
Telephone: 0161 736 7811

University of Salford
Student Life, University House
Telephone: 0161 295 2041 or 0161 351 5430

Pendleton College
16 Dronfield Road, Irlam O'th Heights, M6 7FR
Telephone: 0161 631 5200

Community Safety
Salford Civic Centre, Chorley Road, Swinton, M27 5JF
Telephone: 0161 686 5813

Salix Homes
Hankinson Way, Salford Shopping City, Salford, M6 5JA
Telephone: 0300 123 5522

Eccles Citizens Advice
40-44 Church Street, Eccles, Salford, M30 ODF
Telephone: 0844 826 9695

Eccles Neighbourhood Management Team
The Town Hall, Church Street, Eccles M30 0EL
Telephone: 0161 603 4290

City West Housing Trust (Eccles Office)
52 Regent Street, Eccles, M30 0AW
Telephone: 0300 123 5522

City West Housing Trust Irlam Office
Flamingo Villas, Tiger Moth Square, Irlam, M44 6PW
Telephone: 0300 123 5522 or 0161 775 3566

Salford Link Centre
Chadwick Road, Eccles, M30 OWP
Telephone: 0161 787 8219

Salford Being Heard
Eccles Town Hall, M30 0EL
Telephone: 0161 789 7878

Yemeni Community
1 Gladstone Road, Eccles, M30 0WY
Telephone: 0161 707 7012

Eccles Gateway
28 Barton Road, Eccles, M30 0TU

Worsley and Boothstown Neighbourhood Management Team
Boothstown Community Centre, Standfield Drive, Boothstown, M28 1NB
Telephone: 0161 790 4562

Little Hulton and Walkden Neighbourhood Management Team
42 Hulton District Centre, Worsley, M28 OAU
Telephone: 0161 779 8071

City West Housing Trust (Little Hulton office)
19/25 Hulton district Centre, Longshaw Drive, Little Hulton, M28 0BA
Telephone: 0161 605 6210 or 0300 123 5522

Walkden Gateway
2 Smith Street, Walkden, M28 3EZ

United Property Management
Riverside Building, 123 Collyhurst Road, M40 7RT
Telephone: 0161 202 0201

English Churches Housing Association
Tenancy Support Service, 1-3 Carlton Road, Whalley Range, Manchester M16 8BD
Telephone: 0161 226 2787 or 0783 409 8444

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 1 November 2018

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