Discrimination and hate crime
Information and self-help resources
Information and advice about discrimination and hate crime from Citizens Advice.
- the Equality Act 2010
- what are the different types of discrimination?
- taking action about discrimination
- discrimination because of disability, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation
- hate crime.
Information about discrimination from Gov.uk:
- types of discrimination (‘protected characteristics’)
- how you can be discriminated against
- discrimination at work
- taking action about discrimination.
Information about the equality objectives of the council, as well as opportunities and events in Wandsworth.
Organisations that can help
Phone advice about issues relating to equality and human rights. Advice is available in BSL via video chat.
Phone: 0808 800 0082 (read about call charges)
Open Monday to Friday, 9am to 7pm
Saturdays, 10am to 2pm
Text Service: 0808 800 0084
Advice and information about your rights and entitlements throughout pregnancy, maternity leave and returning to work.
Phone: 0808 802 0057 (read about call charges)
Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10am to 1pm
Information, support and referral services for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.
Phone: 0300 330 0630 (read about call charges)
Open Monday to Sunday, 10am to 10pm
Report hate crimes and hate incidents online. In an emergency you should call the police on 999.
Citizens Advice Wandsworth
If you need help reporting a hate crime or hate incident we are a Hate Crime Reporting Centre and can provide you with advice and support.
Still need help?
Find out how to contact us if you haven’t been able to resolve your problem using the information above.
Please bear in mind that we are a local charity and demand for our services is high. You may have to wait to speak to one of our team and we can’t offer everyone an appointment with an adviser.