Hate crime is defined as any crime or incident that is motivated by hostility on the grounds of race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or transgender identity.
What is hate crime?
Usually such crimes are motivated by an offender’s hatred of someone because of their:
religion or belief
What form does hate crime take?
Hate crimes can take many forms, including:
sending of offensive material
bullying at school or in a workplace
St Leger Homes Response:
St Leger Homes investigate incidents of hate crimes in accordance with our anti-social behaviour procedure and the relevant process and timescales are followed. We work as a key partner operating as part of the statutory Safer Stronger Doncaster Partnership (SSDP), working closely with partners in a collective effort to reduce Crime & Disorder across all our communities.
Reporting Hate Crimes or Incidents:
A report can be made by anyone who is aware of the incident, not just the victim. The Doncaster partnership offers a wide variety of reporting services, including third party reporting centres, on-line reporting and a dedicated telephone line.
In an emergency (Police) Call 999
Non-Emergency (Police) 101
Doncaster Council - 24/7 telephone hate crime reporting line 01302 736666
St Leger Homes of Doncaster 01302 862852
A number of hate crime reporting centres are spread across the borough and offer an alternative reporting service for victims, should they wish to report at a location other than a police station.
Any reports taken at a centre will be treated in the strictest of confidence. Specially-trained staff will provide the appropriate help and support to the victim should they require it.
Hate crime reporting centres:
Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU Tel: 01302 736000
Doncaster School for the Deaf, Leger Way, Doncaster, DN2 6AY Tel: 01302386700
The Hub, Doncaster College, Chappell Drive, Doncaster, DN1 2RF Tel: 01302 553553
Edlington Library, Martin Wells Centre, Thompson Avenue, New Edlington, Doncaster, DN12 1JD Tel: 01302 736470
Mexborough Library, John Street, Mexborough, S64 9HS Tel: 01709 582037
Changing Lives, Oracle House, 2-5 Princes Street, Doncaster, DN1 3NJ Tel: 01302 309800
St Leger Homes of Doncaster Ltd, St James Street Office, 40 St James Street, Doncaster, DN1 3BB, Telephone Number: 01302 862862
St Leger Housing Office, Mexborough Business Centre, College Road, Mexborough, S64 9JP Tel: 01302 862862
St Leger Housing Office, The Bridge Centre, Bridge Street, Thorne, Doncaster, DN8 5QM Tel: 01302 862862
St Leger Housing Office, Adwick Town Hall, Windmill Balk Lane, Adwick-le-Street, Doncaster, DN6 7AN Tel: 01302 86862
Thorne Library, The Vermuyden Centre, Fieldside, Thorne, Doncaster, DN8 4BQ Tel: 01405 746969