Supporting Victims of Unfounded Allegations of Abuse

Innocent and accused?

We’re here to help

Helpline 0333 335 5827

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About Us

Many of us have been damaged by wrongful allegations of abuse. We support each other and reach out to innocent victims of false allegations to offer support.

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How We Can Help

We offer help for the falsely accused through our helpline, by email, and with our conferences.

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The Suffering of the Innocent

The suffering of the falsely accused can be worse than a bereavement.

I went into a state of shock for some weeks after my arrest… I suffered from depression, suicidal thoughts, self-harming, fear, immense anger against the police and my accuser and anger at the lack of support from anyone in authority

About False Accusations of Abuse

If you have been a victim of a false accusation, or you find it difficult to believe that wrongful allegations really happen, here is a collection of articles and research documents.

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Struggling to Cope?

We understand, we have been there too. Here are some coping strategies to help the falsely accused.

You can also phone our Helpline on 0333 335 5827 (open 24/7) for legal advice, or contact FACT for support on  0333 335 5934 between 10 am and 4 pm. Consider phoning the  Samaritans on 116 123 if your need is urgent.

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FACT News Magazine

FACT publishes a magazine twice a year. Inside you will find reports from our conference and news and articles of great interest to the falsely accused.
Download the latest copy of our newsletter here.
Download past issues of FACT magazine here.
If you are interested in writing for the magazine, please read our Guidelines for Contributors

FACT Needs Your Help

We rely on donations to provide our support to the innocent victims and survivors of wrongful allegations. We do not get any grants to provide this vital service. So any little help is appreciated.

Get Involved

You can become a member, an associate member or a friend of FACT. Find out more about joining here.

Visit our Twitter Feed @FACTukorg

We need more volunteers to help with our work.
The following are just a few of the ways in which you could help.

  • To support members in or outside prison
  • To write articles for our magazine and website
  • To liaise with the media and publicize our service

If you think this could be you, email sec@factuk.org