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Welcome to the BiasHELP official website

 

If you are in imminent danger, or your safety is being threated, please call 911

BiasHELP tracks hate crimes and bias-related incidents that occur throughout the United States. This helps us to better understand these incidents and effectively design programs to assist victims and prevent hate crimes from occurring.

Complete this form if:

  • You have been the victim of hate-related harassment, property damage or violence.
  • You have personal knowledge of hate-related harassment, property damage or violence.

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You may remain anonymous and do not have to give us any information that would reveal your identity. If, however, you would like more information about hate crimes or require our assistance in some way, please complete the following so we can contact you:

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