For hostage families, talking to someone who has been through the same experience can bring enormous hope and reassurance. Terry Waite CBE, Hostage UK President and Co-Founder.


Hostage UK is an independent charity that supports hostages and their families, during and after a kidnap. We were founded by a group of former hostages and their family members who wanted to ensure that anyone going through a kidnap had access to the specialist care and support they need free of charge. Delivered independently of any outside interests, our team includes psychologists, psychiatrists, lawyers, financial advisors and communications experts who give their time free of charge. About Hostage UK.



Andrew and Timea safely completed the 100k Race to the Stones over the weekend! Thank you to everyone who has lent them support by donating, commenting and retweeting! If anyone can sponsor thier efforts, please follow the links on this article Many thanks

Andrew and Timea are preparing for their 63-mile ultramarathon to raise funds for Hostage UK tomorrow! Please show whatever support you can:


Terry Waite was detained in Beirut and held hostage for nearly five years. After his release, he founded @HostageUK, which helps victims of kidnapping and their families. He will be speaking about his book Solitude on 19 July. Reserve your place here:

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