Domestic Violence and Abuse

24 hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline

Telephone: 0808 2000 247

Manchester Women’s Aid Helpline

For advice on how to cover your tracks online go to:

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

Website: www.survivingeconomicabuse/resources

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

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:

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