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

Andrew Addleman - Brackmans Bakery and Coffee Shop
43-45 Leicester Road
Salford
M7 4AS
0161 792 1652

Brierly House
Longshaw Drive
Little Hulton
M28 0AR
0161 799 0656

Broughton Hub
50 Rigby Street
Salford
M7 4BQ
0161 793 2500

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

Community Security Trust (CST)
Jayne Parker House
St John Street
Higher Broughton
M7 2EA
0161 792 6666

Eccles Citizens Advice Bureau
40-44 Church Street
Eccles
M30 0DF
0300 456 2554

Eccles Gateway
28 Barton Road
Eccles
M30 0TU
0161 793 2500

Eccles Mosque
5 Liverpool Road
Eccles
M30 0WB
0161 789 2609
info@ecclesmosque.org.uk

Energise Centre
3 Douglas Green
Salford
M6 6SF
0161 212 5700

Foneworld
19 Leicester Road
Higher Broughton
Salford
M7 4AS
0330 088 7447

ForHousing - Eccles
Regent Street
Eccles
M30 0AW
0300 123 5522

ForHousing - Irlam
Irlam Library
Hurst Fold
Irlam
M44 6FD
0300 123 5522/ 0161 775 3566

ForHousing - Little Hulton
19-25 Hulton District Centre
Longshaw Drive
Little Hulton
M28 0BA
0300 123 5522

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
Manchester
M8 6FY
0161 720 8721

Little Hulton/Walkden Neighbourhood Management Team
42 Little Hulton District Centre
Salford
M28 0AU
0161 779 8071

Ordsall and Langworthy Neighbourhood Management Team
2 Robert Street
Salford
M5 3LT
0161 603 4091

Pendleton Gateway
1 Broadwalk
Pendleton
Salford
M6 5FX
0161 793 2500

Pendleton Together
Brotherton House
Loganberry Avenue 
Salford
M6 5UX
0300 555 5567

Salford Citizens Advice Bureau
Salford Precinct
25a Hankinson Way
Salford
M6 5JA
0300 330 9074

Salford City Council
Salford Civic Centre
Chorley Road
Salford
M27 5AW
0161 793 2500

Salford Disability Forum
St Georges Resource Centre
Cromwell Road
M6 6SB
0161 737 1092

Salford Link Centre
Chadwick Road
Eccles
M30 0WP
0161 787 8219

Salix Homes
Diamond House
2 Peel Cross Road
Salford
M5 4DT
0800 218 2000

Shomrim - BPCP
309 Bury New Road
Salford
M7 2YN
0161 740 8000

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

Swinton Gateway
100 Chorley Road
Swinton
M27 6BP
0161 793 2500

Swinton Neighbourhood Management Team
Floor two
Salford Civic Centre
Chorley Road
Swinton
M27 6BA
0161 603 4293

University of Salford
Student Life University House
Salford
M5 4WT
0161 295 2041 / 0161 351 5430

Walkden Gateway
2 Smith Street 
Walkden
M28 3EZ
0161 493 2500

Waterside Centre
Billy Lane, Swinton
Manchester
M27 9GB
0161 794 6788

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

Other organisations:

Greater Manchester Victims’ Services in Salford offers support for anyone affected by any type of crime. This includes 24 hour telephone support, face to face support, practical support, information provision and safety advice, advocacy, onward referrals into specialist support, and help for parents of victims in supporting their children. To get in touch, call 0161 200 1950 (9am to 7pm), 0808 168 9111 (24/7) or email greater.manchester@victimsupport.org.uk. An interpreter service is available. Get more information on the Greater Manchester Victims' Services website

Europia provides a range of support to European ex-pats, including help for those affected by hate crime. To get in touch, call 0333 3058 570, email hello@europia.org.uk or visit the Europia website.  

Stop Hate UK, 24 hour helpline – 0800 138 1625

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

Refugee Action
Fouth 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 10 September 2019

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