If you are immediately worried about your safety it is advised that you call the Police on 999.
For non-emergency help you can use the following helplines. The helplines are open to people experiencing domestic abuse, their friends and family or professionals.
Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse Helpline
0161 636 7525 (open Monday to Friday, 10am – 4pm excluding bank holidays) http://www.domesticabusehelpline.co.uk/
We can provide you with emotional support, practical information, and discuss any options that are available based on your specific circumstances. Additionally, we can put you in touch with other agencies or organisations who can specifically help you with the particular issues that you are facing. We can also help in finding somewhere to stay in an emergency, such as refuge.
National Domestic Violence Helpline (women only)
0808 200 0247 (24hour) http://www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk/
We provide over the phone and immediate online support and information. We provide a wide range of resources and information and can support people into emergency accommodation such as a refuge.
National Centre for Domestic Violence
0800 970 2070 https://www.ncdv.org.uk/
We provide a fast, free emergency injunction service regardless of financial circumstances, race, gender or sexual orientation. This can be issues within 24 hours of making contact with us. We work in close partnership with the police, solicitors and other support agencies (Refuge, Women’s Aid etc) to help obtain speedy protection.
GALOP National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse
0800 999 5428 http://www.galop.org.uk/
Galop provides confidential and independent advice and support for LGBT+ people who have experienced sexual assault, abuse or violence. We provide a welcoming, inclusive and safe space to talk, whatever your sexual orientation or gender identity.
Stockport Homes is part of the Safer Stockport Partnership and the Alliance for Positive Relationships. We have committed to Make a Stand against domestic abuse in social housing.
Stockport Homes offers a confidential service and information will only be shared without consent if a child or adult is believed to be at risk in line with our Safeguarding Policy and Procedure or for the detection of crime.