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Advice and support for those concerned about violent extremism

We can help you take a step towards better supporting someone you care about

Step Together staff are trained to provide support, information and referrals to services that can help

We know it can be scary watching someone you care about drift towards dangerous behaviour. It’s hard to know what to do and who to turn to. We can help you take a step towards better supporting someone you care about. Step Together is a helpline and online service to help you find the support and information you need when you’re worried that someone you care about may be trying to effect political or social change through violence, also called ‘violent extremism’.

Step Together teams are trained to provide support, information and referrals to services that can help.

Am I overreacting?

You’re not overreacting if you are worried that someone you know and care about is at risk. You’ve come to the right place. It’s great that you’ve taken this step to getting the right kind of support for both you and the person you’re concerned about.

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Should I do something? What can I do?

This service is specifically designed to allow you to ask questions and find information. Your privacy and any information you provide will be treated with respect. This means you can share as much as you feel comfortable with.

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Frequently
Asked
Questions

What is violent extremism? What’s the difference between normal and concerning behaviour?

When faced with questions like these, you may be unsure where to find answers and information. Remember, you’re not alone. Please contact our helpline on 1800 875 204 or head to the FAQs section of this site for more guidance.

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About
Step
Together

Step Together is a helpline and online service to help you find the support and information you need when you’re worried that someone you care about may be vulnerable to violent extremism.

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Supporting people into safe and healthy lives

Family and Carers

Understand more about troubling behaviour you may see in the people you care about and what you can do to help.

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Professionals and Community Leaders

Information on supporting those who may be thinking about trying to effect political or social change using violence and how you can help them.

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Young People

If you have a friend you’re worried about and don’t know what to do, you’ve come to the right place to find out how you can help them.

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Community

Information on supporting those who may be thinking about trying to effect political or social change using violence and how you can help them.

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