Citizens Advice Medway is a registered charity that offers free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to the whole of Medway on a range of issues including Housing, Welfare Benefits, Employment, Debt, Family Law and many others.
Citizens Advice Medway is a Hate Crime Reporting Centre. We work to raise awareness of Hate Crimes and Hate Incidents on a local and national level as well as support victims in terms of practical advice and emotional support.
What is a Hate Incident:
A Hate Incident is an incident which sees someone treated with prejudice in a manner that is not a criminal offence due to:
What is a Hate Crime:
A Hate Crime is an illegal act motivated by hostility or prejudice towards someone based on their perceived or actual:
Hate Crimes and Hate Incidents are on the rise but there is significant under-reporting and many victims suffer in silence for a long time.
Citizens Advice Medway is supporting victims to recover and ensuring their experiences are reported appropriately and in a confidential manner. Our practical support ranges from assisting to resolve neighbour disputes to taking legal action against perpetrators.
If you or someone you know has been a victim of a Hate Crime or Hate Incident, contact Citizens Advice Medway on 01634 383 760 from Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.
Report it, stop it!