On this page you will find useful website links and information for unrepresented Claimants and whistleblowers, (including the contact details of charities, organisations and support groups etc).
Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo on significance of Whistleblowing
Dr Marsha Coleman-Adebayo Interview
Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo talks
In Washington, D.C
The founder and Director of the ‘Compassion in Care’ charity is Eileen Chubb.
|Click here for an impressive resource on Whistleblowers from around the world.
See some whistleblowing cases: List of whistleblowers
USEFUL RESOURCES FOR INTERNATIONAL WHISTLEBLOWERS
www.againstcorruption.org: A Global Unions Anti-corruption Network
Blueprintforfreespeech.net: Source for international comparisons on national whistleblower legislation
www.johnemossfoundation.org: John Moss was the principal architect of the US FOIA.
http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/: National Security Archive
openthegovernment.org: Broad-based set of organizations.
www.opendemocracy.org.za: The Open Democracy Advice Centre in South Africa. To promote transparent democracy, foster a culture of corporate and government accountability, and assist people in South Africa to realise their human rights.
http://www.pogo.org/: Project on Government Oversight
www.transparency.org: Transparency International. Global coalition against corruption
National Audit Office (NAO)
The National Audit Office (NAO) scrutinises public spending on behalf of Parliament, helping it to hold government departments to account and helping public service managers improve performance and service delivery.
It audits the financial statements of all government departments and a wide range of other public bodies, and produce around 60 value for money reports per year.
Tel: 020 7798 7999
Or write to:
The Comptroller and Auditor General National Audit Office
157-197 Buckingham Palace Road
www.cfoi.org.uk: UK Campaign for Freedom of Information, whistleblowing site.
|Support groups and services|
Brian Martin: On suppression of dissent has some resources about whistleblowing in Australia.
FAIR (Federal Accountability Initiative for Reform): Protecting whistleblowers who protect the public Interest- Canada-based organisation that promotes integrity and accountability within government by empowering employees to speak out without fear of reprisal when they encounter wrongdoing.
www.whistleblower-net.de: German Whistleblower support group.
www.giraffe.org: The Giraffe Heroes Project- This nonprofit honors the risk-takers, people who are largely unknown, people who have the courage to stick their necks out for the common good, in the US and around the world.
Academic Freedom: Sacked Professor, Denis Rancourt’s website.
Bullied in Ministry- www.balmnet.co.uk: A resource for damaged Ministers, International and Inter-Denominational.
International Association on Workplace Bullying & Harassment (IAWBH): A group who seek to stimulate, generate, integrate and disseminate research and evidence-based practice in the field of workplace bullying and harassment. Through this effort it seeks to promote fairness, justice and dignity at work for all.
Reachout.com: Help, info and phone support.
Mobbing Portal: Your gateway to the scientific studying of ganging up.
Workplace mobbing in Academe: Website about the bullying of Academics.
Yahoo Group- Workbully support: The group is intended to provide help and assistance for people bullied at work and has over 1200 members.
Yahoo Group- Bully Online Forum: The BullyOnline forum was formed in 2000 by the late Dr Tim Field, sharing his unique and extensive experience of casework and has over 2500 members.
Yahoo Group- Bullying of Academics: The purpose of this online forum is to provide practical and emotional support to all targets of workplace bullying in Higher Education, and to share experiences and advice for the benefit of all. Academics, teachers, educators, and researchers are invited to join. The grup has over 130 members.
Panic Center: The Panic Center offers personalized, interactive tools that have help people challenge and overcome their anxiety and panic. It also offers the Panic Program, an interactive online cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) course.
www.americaswatchdog.com: National Advocacy Group for Consumer Protection and Corporate Fair Play.
Caught.net: The Public List Of Judicial Misconduct, Prosecutorial Misconduct, Attorney Misconduct, Ethics Violations And Civil Rights Violations In Rhode Island And Elsewhere.
Daniel Ellsberg’s Website: Whistleblower and Activist.
Merit Systems Protection Board: An independent administrative court system in the executive branch which hears cases brought by federal employees who believe they were unfairly disciplined.
National Security Whistleblowers Coalition (NSWBC): Independent and nonpartisan alliance of whistleblowers.
Office of Special Counsel: An independent executive branch agency charged with investigating whistleblower complaints and improper political activities.
www.peer.org: Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) allows public servants to work as “anonymous activists” so that agencies must confront the message, rather than the messenger.
www.ridenhour.org: (Fostering the spirit of courage and truth)- The annual Ridenhour Prizes recognize acts of truth-telling that protect the public interest, promote social justice or illuminate a more just vision of society.
Sibel Edmonds: FBI Whistleblower.
Honestchief.com: Whistleblower and former Chief of the United States Park Police, Teresa Chambers personal website.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit: The only U.S. appeals court allowed to rule on cases appealed from the MSPB by federal employee whistleblowers.
www.workplacefairness.org: Non-profit organization- Workplace Fairness believes that fair treatment of workers.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: If you or someone you care about is having suicidal thoughts, you call this Lifeline around the clock at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
Workplace Bullying Institute: To study, correct and prevent abusive conduct at work.
WorkWorries: WorkWorries provides resources and the latest news on people issues at work along with links to proven books to assist people.
Ask the Internet Therapist: Online counseling and medical services website.
ACAS Helpline: The organization operates a free, confidential advice on employment relations problems including bullying and it also operates a free helpline- Monday–Friday, 08:00–20:00 Saturday, 09:00–13:00 tel 08457 47 47 47; Minicom users: 08456 06 16 0.
Bullyonline: The world’s largest resource on workplace bullying and related issues created by Tim Field and is a project of The Tim Field Foundation.
National Bullying Helpline: A privately run advice centre.
Safeworkers: Useful information includes workplace bullying, discrimination, employment law etc.
The People Bottomline: This website is aimed at helping victims overcome the devastating effects of workplace bullying.
The Tim Field Foundation: The Tim Field Foundation is committed to working for a world free of bullying, through activities, research and projects that validate, empower and inspire targets, perpetrators, apologists and witnesses of bullying to make enlightened choices.
Worksmart: Online advice from the TUC union.
Hazards Magazine: Whistleblowers section of Hazards, UK trade union health and safety magazine.
Workrep: Supporting workers with free legal information, advice and employment tribunal representation.
Royal National Institute of the Blind
This organization offers practical support and advice to anyone with a sight problem.
Royal National Institute for Deaf People
This organization represents deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK.
Black Mental Health UK: Black Mental Health UK (BMH UK) was established in 2006 to raise awareness and address the stigma associated with mental illness. The website does not provide help, treatment, counselling, care service or advice for those in crisis. We are not able to discuss individual cases.
Eating Disorders Association- EDA
103 Prince of Wales Road
Mental Health Foundation
83 Victoria Street
This organization is concerned with issues around mental health problems and learning disabilities.
Mind: Online information and support ‘for a better mental health’.
Samaritans: Provides support to anyone in distress, around the clock, through 201 branches across the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Tel: 08457 90 90 90
PO Box 90 90,
Stirling, FK8 2SA
The Department of Health
Tel: 0207 210 4850
102-108 Clerkenwell Road
Helpline: 0800 018 2138
This organization offers support and advice to children and young people suffering from mental health problems.
Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay and transgender
This UK charity offers information and support to transsexual people, their families and partners, and professionals.
This is a lobby group for gay and lesbian rights.
This organization offers support for lone parent families.
Refugee/asylum seekers and new immigration law
For advice, news and new immigration law etc
This organization gives practical help to asylum seekers and refugees and advances their rights both in the UK and abroad.
Advice on immigration/nationality issues including unaccompanied asylum seeking children.