Salford

Local authority website

web: https://www.salford.gov.uk/crime-reduction-and-emergencies/violence-against-women-and-girls/

Salford Womens Aid

  • Name of service: Salford Independent Domestic Abuse Support Service (SIDASS)
  • Opening hours: Operating Hours – Monday to Friday – 9:30am – 5pm
  • Helpline: 0161 793 3232 – Monday to Friday – 1pm – 4pm
  • Contact number: 0161 793 3232
  • Contact email: [email protected]
  • Website: www.salfordwomensaid.org
  • Who they support: Women
  • What forms of abuse they support with: Domestic Abuse & Violence
  • Description of service:  provide independent advocacy and specialised support to victims living in Salford. The team offer advice and support on safety planning, crisis work, civil and criminal remedies, housing advice, finances, health issues and work with families to improve issues around child protection where domestic abuse is a prevalent factor.
  • what they offer: Advocacy
  • Support offered via:  Telephone

Independent Choices Greater Manchester

  • Name of service: Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse Helpline
  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10am-4pm
  • Contact number: 0800 254 0909
  • Contact email: [email protected]
  • Website: www.domesticabusehelpline.co.uk
  • Who they support: Men, Women, BAMER, LGBT & No Recourse to Public Funds
  • What forms of abuse they support with: Domestic Abuse & Violence, Sexual Abuse & Violence, So called ‘Honour Based Violence’, Forced Marriage, Female Genital Mutilation, Stalking
  • Description of service: A confidential helpline for anyone supporting or is experiencing domestic abuse, we provide emotional and practical support including all options available and safety planning. We have access to all the refuges in the UK. We provide this service in Urdu & Punjabi and for other languages we use interpreters.
  • what they offer: Advocacy & Advice
  • Support offered via:  Telephone & Email

Greater Manchester Rape Crisis

  • Name of service: Greater Manchester Rape Crisis    
  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10 am to 4 pm. Wedensday and Thursday evenings 6pm to 9pm
  • Contact number: 0161 273 4500
  • Contact email: [email protected]
  • Website: https://www.manchesterrapecrisis.co.uk/        
  • Who they support: Women
  • What forms of abuse support with: Sexual Abuse & Violence
  • Description of service: GMRC provides information and support to women who have experienced rape or sexual abuse whether as a child or an adult, no matter how long ago it happened and whether or not it has been reported to the police.
  • What they offer: Helpline, counselling and ISVA services Group work, ISVA service, Helpline, specialist South Asian Women’s service
  • Support offered via:  Face to Face, Telephone, email and video counselling

LGBT Foundation

  • Name of service: LGBT Domestic Abuse Service
  • Opening hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
  • Contact number: 03453 303 030
  • Contact email: [email protected]
  • Website: https://lgbt.foundation/domesticabuse            
  • Who they support: LGBT
  • What forms of abuse support with: Domestic Abuse & Violence
  • Description of service: Our domestic abuse service offers support to individuals who are currently at risk of, or have previously experienced domestic abuse whether this is from a partner, ex-partner, or family member. This service provides practical help and advice, and emotional support for those who have been, or currently are experiencing domestic abuse. Our 1:1 casework support can help with areas like safety planning, power and control, healthy relationships, boundaries, consent, health and wellbeing, and assertive communication. Practical Housing Advice- For those who are at risk of homelessness, or who are currently homeless due to domestic abuse, we can offer practical housing advice. This would include 1:1 sessions with a domestic abuse caseworker where you will be offered advice and guidance around benefits, housing options, safety and budgeting to ensure long term security.
  • what they offer: Advice
  • Support offered via:  Telephone

Vesta – Specialist Family Support CIC

  • Name of service: Specialist support for Polish parents in Greater Manchester
  • Opening hours: 9.30 – 15.00
  • Contact number: 07545 075093
  • Contact email: [email protected]
  • Website: www.vestasfs.org        
  • Who they support: Polish adults, men and women
  • What forms of abuse they support with: Domestic Abuse & Violence
  • Description of service:   Vesta – Specialist Family Support CIC runs a new project for Polish parents from Greater Manchester who require support from Children Services due to domestic violence or parenting difficulties. Parents will receive emotional support, advice and advocacy in accessing services and co-operating with them to improve the situation for their families.  The service will be provided over the phone and the internet by experienced Polish-speaking domestic abuse and parenting practitioners.  The aim of the project is to improve the well-being of the parents, their knowledge about the British social care system and effective engagement with the support offered by statutory and voluntary agencies.
  • what they offer: Advocacy
  • Support offered via:  Telephone

Olive Pathway

  • Name of service: Domestic Violence & Gender Based Violence (GBV) Specialist Service
  • Opening hours: 9-4pm
  • Contact number: 07958 659203  
  • Contact email: [email protected]
  • Website: www.olivepathway.org.uk       
  • Who they support: Women
  • What forms of abuse they support with:  Domestic Abuse & Violence
  • Description of service: Olive Pathway provides specialist support services to BME women victims and survivors of Domestic Violence and Gender Based Violence (GBV) within Greater Manchester. 
  • what they offer: Outreach
  • Support offered via:  Face to Face     

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