Domestic Violence and Abuse
Domestic Abuse Aware Practice
We are an IRIS (Identification and Referral to Improve Safety) practice which means you can talk to our doctors, nurses and other staff working here, if you are being hurt or controlled by your current or ex-partner or are afraid of someone at home or a member of your family.
Cover Your Tracks Online
If you are worried that someone may find out which websites you have visited, there are ways to cover your tracks online.
Saheli Asian Women’s Project
A specialist service in Manchester, dedicated to serving the particular needs that Asian women and their families face. Thousands of women over the years have had a chance to leave abusive situations and secure a better future for them and their families.
Telephone: 0161 945 4187
Silent Solutions Police
In an emergency call 999 for the police. 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 Police: 999, wait, then 55
Manchester Women’s Aid
Manchester Women’s Aid provides services so that domestic abuse survivors can live a life free from the fear of domestic violence and abuse. They provide safe and confidential temporary accommodation, play services, advice and support, dedicated case workers and support groups.
Telephone: 0161 660 7999
End The Fear
Anybody who is experiencing domestic or sexual violence can find help, support and advice here. They also provide support to people who know someone who may be being abused. They want to encourage victims of domestic and sexual violence in Greater Manchester to find the courage to come forward and seek support and help.
Telephone: 0161 636 7525
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.
Manchester Safeguarding Partnership
The Manchester Safeguarding Partnership is made up of organisations that work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of adults, children, young people and their families across the city of Manchester.
Are You About to Hurt Someone?
If you are concerned about your behaviour and feel you may be about to hurt someone please contact The Respect Phoneline. They are a confidential national helpline, email, webchat service for perpetrators of domestic abuse looking for help to stop.
Telephone: 0808 802 4040
Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse Helpine
Independent choices provides the Domestic Abuse Helpline for Greater Manchester. The helpline is confidential and you do not have to give your name. The Domestic Abuse Helpline is a safe space for you to talk through what is going on at the moment and give you the options that are available to you.
Telephone: 0808 2000 247