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There are many organisations ready to help you, whether you’ve been a victim of cyber crime, think you’ve uncovered an online scam, or simply want to know more about staying safe online.

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Victim Support


If you’ve been affected by crime, call your local victim care team in Warwickshire on 01926 682 693.

Lines are open 8am-8pm Monday to Friday, and 9am-5pm on Saturdays.

If you need support outside of open hours, call their Supportline for free on 0808 16 89 111 or request support via their website.

Get Safe Online


Get Safe Online is the UK’s leading source of factual and easy-to-understand information on online safety. Their website offers advice on how you can protect yourself, your computers and devices, and your business against the likes of fraud, identity theft, viruses and other potential online problems.

NSPCC


The NSPCC are the leading children's charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK, with helplines for parents and young people if you are affected.

Warwickshire Business Watch


If you are a small local business, and need more information and advice about your cyber security, you can visit the advice pages of the Warwickshire Business Watch website.

Citizen's Advice


Find out the details of your local Citizens Advice Bureau online. A helpline adviser can give you practical and impartial advice on how to resolve your consumer problem; tell you the law which applies to your situation; and pass information about complaints on to Trading Standards (you can’t do this yourself).

Warwickshire CSE


If you are a young person, parent/guardian or professional, and think something is not right, you can get further information and advice relating to grooming and child sexual exploitation from Warwickshire CSE.

Ditch The Label


This website is great for young people to help with online bullying, hate speech and personal identity struggles, with access to online support as well.

Internet Matters


Parents who want more information about social media, games and devices young people are using can visit the Internet Matters site. They also have over 70 guides for parents about controls and settings for devices, apps and social media.

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