The Stalking Advisory Service is a partnership of support services who specialise in supporting male and female victims and survivor’s of stalking, harassment and abuse, 16 years old and over for survivors.

The Stalking Advisory Service has been created to specifically support ‘NON’ Domestic Violence victims of Stalking

Enquiries & Agency referral forms can be obtained by emailing:

stalking.advocacy@nottinghamshire.pnn.police.uk

Self referrals can be made by calling the Stalking helpline numbers:

Women’s Helpline: 0115 947 6490 

Men’s Helpline: 0115 960 5556

Stalking is a pattern of repeated, persistent and unwanted behaviour that is invasive and can generate fear. Stalkers can be male or female.

Stalking occurs when the person becomes fixated and obsessed with another. Stalking is a devastating crime and its impact can result in major life changes for the victim, eg:

· Living in constant fear

· Invasion of privacy

· Threats of violence

· Loss of employment

· Having to move

· Isolation, unable to go out

· Depression, Anxiety & PTSD

· Potential physical injuries

If you are experiencing stalking then the Stalking Advocacy Service can:

· Assess risk

· Create a bespoke safety plan

· Identify and support your needs and wishes

· Support with reporting to the police

· Support with civil legal interventions

· Signpost to solicitors

· Support with housing applications

· Discuss/identify your options

· Provide emotional support and refer to counselling services

· Advocate with other agencies

The Stalking Advocacy Service aims to:

· Reduce risk and increase your safety

· Listen to and believe you

· Client centred focus

· Increase confidence in reporting

· Advocate and support your wishes

You can take immediate action if you are being stalked by calling the police on 101 (non emergency) or 999 if you are in immediate danger.

You can self refer to the Stalking Advocacy Service for support, advice and safety planning on:

0115 947 6490