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Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse Helpline

Contact details

Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse Helpline
PO Box 390
Manchester
M16 7WE

Public phone: 0800 254 0909 / 0161 636 7525

Email: helpline@independentchoices.org.uk

Website URL: http://www.domesticabusehelpline.co.uk

General information

Service offered: We’re a Greater Manchester-based professional organisation, with over 40 years experience supporting, advising and working with victims & survivors of domestic abuse/violence. We support anyone over the age of 16 who is experiencing/has previously experienced domestic abuse/violence in any form, including: Physical abuse/violence. Financial/economic abuse. Emotional/psychological abuse. Sexual abuse/violence. Controlling behaviour. Coercive behaviour Threatening behaviour. Online abuse. Stalking/Harassment. FGM. Honour based abuse/violence. Forced marriages. We’re open Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm and can be accessed by professionals, as well as friends and family who want to support loved ones. We run the Community Helpline Language Service (CHLS), offering advice and support in Urdu and Punjabi. Our CHLS workers have a wide knowledge around cultural issues and barriers facing BAME communities, such as Honour Based Violence/Abuse, Forced Marriage, FGM, immigration issues, no recourse to public funds, Sharia divorce, domestic work/slavery. We’re able to access Language Line, for callers who speak other languages.

Target group: Anyone over 16 who is/has experienced domestic abuse and agencies working with them.

Area served: Greater Manchester, whole of the UK .

How to contact: Phone (0800 254 0909 / 0161 636 7525) or email - helpline@independentchoices.org.uk

Availability

Monday: 10am - 4pm

Tuesday: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 4pm

Thursday: 10am - 4pm

Friday: 10am - 4pm

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Not applicable

Accessible toilets: Not applicable

Access notes: 

Other information

Languages other than English: Punjabi and Urdu, access to language line.

Charity number:

Year established: 1978

Staffing: 1 full time, 4 part time and 12 volunteers.

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Record last checked: 17 August 2021

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