This page outlines some key contacts that may be useful to you if you are experiencing domestic abuse or you are worried about your own behaviour.
If you are in immediate danger, phone 999, or get someone else to phone.
If the situation is not an emergency, but you still need the police, call 101.
If you need general advice, information or support:
Contact Manchester Women’s Domestic Abuse Helpline a free, confidential line whose staff can provide advice, help you formulate a safety plan, and access refuge spaces across the country. Tel: 0161 636 7525.
Get information resources, and a searchable directory of services for people experiencing domestic abuse, and for professionals at endthefear.co.uk, Manchester’s multi-agency Domestic Abuse website
Women’s Aid offers a free, confidential helpline (in partnership with Refuge) for women in England who are experiencing, or have experienced domestic abuse.
Contact them on: 2000 247 24/7
Central Manchester Women's Aid - 0161 273 4366
Men’s Advice Line
0808 801 0327
The Men’s Advice Line is a free, confidential helpline for men who experience violence from their partners or ex-partners.
0808 800 5000
Anyone concerned regarding children at risk can contact this free confidential service offering counselling, information and advice.
ChildLine is a free, confidential service especially for children. Children can call ChildLine about any issue including domestic violence or abuse.
African and Caribbean Women's Outreach Project - 0161 882 0632
Jewish Women's Aid - 0800 591203
Wai Yin Chinese Women's Society - 0161 237 5908
If you are concerned about your own behaviour:
If you are concerned about your own behaviour, and worry that you already are or could become abusive, get support at disrespectnobody.co.uk or call Respect on 0845 122 8609
Alcoholics anonymous - 0845 769 7555 or www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
National Drugs helpline - 0300 123 6600 or www.talktofrank.com