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Useful helplines

Women’s Domestic Abuse Helpline
0161 636 7525 Monday-Friday 10am-4pm

Community Helpline Language Service (Urdu and Punjabi)
0161 636 7525 Monday & Tuesday 10am-1pm and Wednesday 1pm-4pm
For an outreach worker in your area, please ring the Helpline
Non-urgent email advice service, email: helpline@independentchoices.org.uk

Childline
0800 11 11

Chinese Women’s Centre
0161 237 5908

Direct Access – hostel for single women
0161 219 6050

Forced Marriage Unit
020 7008 0135

Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse Website
www.endthefear.co.uk

Greater Manchester Police
In an emergency ring the Police on 999
Police Domestic Violence Officers
0161 856 3703 North Manchester
0161 856 3541 Central Manchester
0161 856 6053 South Manchester
Other Greater Manchester Police Domestic Violence Officers and non-urgent calls to the police
0161 872 5050

MALE – Helpline for male victims of domestic abuse
0845 064 6800

Manchester Homeless Families
0161 234 4661/4743

Manchester Out-of-hours Homeless Families accommodation
0161 234 5001

Manchester Rape Crisis
0161 273 4500

Manchester Social Services
0161 255 8250

National Domestic Violence Helpline
0808 2000 247

Respect – Phoneline for perpetrators of domestic abuse
0845 122 8609

Rights of Women free legal advice
Including domestic violence, sexual abuse, divorce, child contact, lesbian parenting and employment law
Advice line: 020 7251 6577 Tuesday-Thursday 2-4pm and 7-9pm, and Friday 12-2pm
Sexual violence legal advice line: 020 7251 8887 Monday 11-1pm and Tuesday 10-12pm
Immigration & Asylum Law: 020 7490 7689 Monday 2pm-4pm and Wednesday 11am-1pm
Website: www.rightsofwomen.org.uk

St. Mary’s Sexual Assault Centre
0161 276 6515

Trafford Rape Crisis
0800 783 4608

For more information about other Helplines please ring Women’s Domestic Abuse Helpline on
0161 636 7525