Victim Support supportline for the London Bridge Terror attack
For anyone caught up in the London Bridge terror attack who may be suffering trauma now or in the days, weeks and months ahead, help is available from the Victim Support supportline.
The supportline number is 08 08 16 89 111 and you can find more details at victimsupport.org.uk
The specialist supportline is free to call and operated 24/7 and calls are dealt with by trained counsellors who can not only help there and then but can also refer them to victim support help on the ground, which can be anything from trauma counselling to providing travel assistance to visit in hospital.
Victim Support will be there for the long term offering this support as people can suffer for some time afterwards and may need help with practical things as well.
The service is funded by the Mayor (through the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC). Victim Support runs Victim Services across Greater London, including for those affected by terrorism.
Those immediately caught up in the attack, including those seriously injured and those who have lost loved ones, will be referred to Victim Support directly by the police.
But there will also be many people who were near the attack and may be suffering trauma either now or in the days, weeks and months ahead. Victim Support is there to help with emotional and practical support.
We urge anyone affected to call 08 08 16 89 111 or visit victimsupport.org.uk