Domestic Violence and Abuse
24 hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline
Manchester Women’s Aid Helpline
For advice on how to cover your tracks online go to: www.womensaid.org.uk/cover-your-tracks-online.
Telephone: 0161 660 7999
Women’s Aid Live Chat: available Monday to Friday, from 10:00 -12:00
Galop LGBT Domestic Violence Helpline
Telephone: 0800 999 5428
Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse Helpline
Telephone: 0161 636 7525
Greater Manchester End The Fear
Manchester Social Care (adults and children)
Telephone: 0161 234 5001
Surviving Economic Abuse
Share information on abuse and economic resources. There is a page specific to COVID 19 Outbreak
Talk Listen Change (TLC)
Talk Listen Change (TLC) are the local provider of perpetrator behaviour change programmes in Manchester.
Telephone: 0161 872 1100
Silent Solutions Police
In an emergency call 999 for emergency services. If you cannot safely speak to the operator to ask for the Police, stay on the line and the call will be forwarded to an operating system. Press 55 to be transferred to the local police force as an emergency.
Silent Call to Police: 999, wait, then 55
Men’s Advice Line
Domestic Abuse affects men too – helpline support for male victims.
Telephone: 0808 8010327
COVID-19 and Domestic Abuse
Government support for anyone who feels they are at risk of abuse.
Bright Sky is a free to download mobile app providing support and information to anyone who may be in an abusive relationship, or those concerned about someone they know. Available in four languages: English, Urdu, Punjabi and Polish.
Saheli Asian Women’s Project
Telephone: 0161 945 4187
Community Language Helpline Service (Urdu and Punjabi): 0161 636 7525
Karma Nirvana – Helpline for ‘honour’-based abuse and forced marriage
Telephone: 0800 599 9247
A UK-wide charity has further advice and support on COVID 19 and domestic abuse.
If you are concerned about your behaviour and feel you may be about to hurt someone please call the helpline or contact: respectphoneline.org.uk
The Respect Phone line is a confidential national helpline, email, webchat service for perpetrators of domestic abuse looking for help to stop.
They help male and female perpetrators in heterosexual or same sex relationships. Partners or ex-partners of perpetrators, as well as family and friends, are welcome to get in touch for information, advice and support.
Website: 0808 802 4040