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Prevent - Radicalisation and Extremism

Prevent is about safeguarding people and communities from the threat of terrorism.  Prevent is 1 of the 4 elements of CONTEST, the Government's counter-terrorism strategy. It aims to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism.

Prevent covers all forms of terrorism and extremism and some aspects of non-violent extremism. The Home Office works with local authorities, a wide range of government departments and community organisations to deliver the Prevent strategy. The Police also play a significant role in Prevent, in much the same way as they do when taking a preventative approach to other crimes.

If you are concerned about extremism in a school or organisation that works with children, or if you think a child might be at risk of extremism, contact the Home Office helpline Open Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm (excluding bank holidays).

Email: counter.extremism@education.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone 020 7340 7264

Further advice and support on Prevent is available on the GSCP website.

Who to contact

Telephone
020 7340 7264 - Home Office Helpline
E-mail
counter.extremism@education.gsi.gov.uk
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