Hate Incident Support Service (HISS), West Sussex


The West Sussex Hate Incident Support Service supports children and adults affected by hate incidents and crime under the following 5 Strands - * Racial * Disability * Religious/Faith * Sexual orientation * Gender Identity * We provide free and confidential emotional, practical, and advocacy support.

What we do:

  • We can offer support via Email, Phone, or Face-to-Face contact
  • We support people who believe they are being targeted due to prejudice or discrimination.
  • We take referrals from schools, the police, organisations, or the affected victim/their parent or guardian.
  • Our Project Workers are specially trained in understanding the impact of Hate Crime.
  • If you wish to do a Self Referral there is a form on the West Sussex County Council Website. https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/fire-emergencies-and-crime/report-problems-in-your-area/hate-incident-reporting-form-victim/

Our users say:

"When I spoke the support worker, I felt emotionally lighter, I was pleased to know Victim Support is there to help people." "Brilliant service"

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Age Range: 4–99

Free to use?

Contact Details

08081 689 274



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