Crime & Support
It is worrying if you or someone you know has witnessed or been the victim of a crime.
This could be in the community or online.
If you or someone you know has witnessed or experienced a crime
We would encourage you to contact Bedfordshire Police as soon as possible on 999.
We would also encourage you talk to a member of staff or visit the safeguarding office.
We will work with you to talk through the most appropriate, safe and supportive next steps.
Other places for support:
Embrace provides face-to-face emotional support and counselling in schools to children who've witnessed or been victims of crime. There is also support online for parents/carers.
Violence Exploitation Reduction Unit (VERU)
Bedfordshire VERU provides specific support for young people, families and carers.
This is the strand of Crimestoppers for young people. 100% anonymous.
Available: any day, any time.
Phone: 0800 555 111
Luton Children’s Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)
Available: Monday – Friday – 9am – 5pm
Telephone: 01582 547653
If you require support on Saturday or Sunday, please call 0300 300 8123.
Available any day, any time.
Telephone: 999 or 101;
Luton Police Station can also be contacted on 01582 401 212.
Childline can provide help and advice on a variety of issues.
Available: any day, any time
Telephone: 0800 1111
Online chat at :www.childline.org.uk