Independent Choices Independent Choices provides the Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse Helpline. For information or advice on domestic abuse issues, across Greater Manchester, no question too small. Please call 0161 636 7525 for help, advice, support, to find out more about your options and rights. Approach us now, don’t let a situation get worse. Web www.wdachoices.org.uk Email [email protected]
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GREATER MANCHESTER POLICE PILOTS NEW POWERS TO BAN DOMESTIC ABUSERS FROM VICTIMS HOME As of the 10th October 2011 the DVPOs are extended to cover the whole of the city of Manchester, Oldham, Salford and Bolton. Download DVPO leaflet here Greater Manchester Police is today (30th June 2011) launching new police powers to protect victims of … Continue reading “GREATER MANCHESTER POLICE PILOTS NEW POWERS TO BAN DOMESTIC ABUSERS FROM VICTIMS HOME”
The ManKind Initiative is a charity providing help and support for male victims of domestic abuse or domestic violence who offer a range of activities. Their helpline is manned by trained people who give information and support on all aspects of domestic abuse including reporting incidents, police procedures, housing and benefits and injunctions. They refer … Continue reading “The Mankind Initiative”
Helpline advice and support to women who are experiencing or who have experienced domestic abuse. Practical advice around issues/options that concern domestic abuse, sign posting to other agencies, referral to refuges & emotional support. Database of domestic abuse services throughout the UK. Advice/support to other agencies. Also provide a Community Helpline Language Service for women of South … Continue reading “Women’s Domestic Abuse Helpline”
On Valentine’s Day 2011, all ten Greater Manchester Boroughs joined together to say no to any form of domestic abuse. Below are photographs from each Borough.
Survivors Manchester is a survivor-led/survivor-run voluntary organisation that aims to create and facilitate a safe space for male survivors of sexual abuse and rape to work through personal and sometimes painful issues. The work is concentrated on empowering men to make their own positive life choices and begin their own unique journey of healing. Being … Continue reading “Survivors Manchester – Service for men in Greater Manchester”
The Report Rape Campaign that has been a partnership headed by Survivors Manchester, St Mary’s SARC, Greater Manchester Police, and includes Manchester Rape Crisis. Print out a copy of the two posters from here (male poster) and here (female poster) and put them up in the staff rooms, waiting rooms, service users areas, public areas, etc, … Continue reading “Report Rape Campaign: it’s never too late”
The stars of Strictly Come Dancing and local football clubs have teamed up with a young domestic abuse survivor to help put a stop to domestic abuse this Valentine’s Day. Celebrities including Ann Widdecombe, Zoe Ball, Patsy Kensit and Colin Jackson have joined 15-year-old Brooke* and are urging people across Greater Manchester to pledge their … Continue reading “Love shouldn’t hurt on Valentines Day”
The Manchester Domestic Abuse Strategy 2010-2014 was launched at the Domestic Abuse 2010 conference on 29 November 2010 by Sarah Khalil, Domestic Abuse Coordinator at Manchester City Council and Councillor Suzanne Richards from Manchester City Council. The document can be downloaded as a pdf via the link above.
The Domestic Abuse Conference 2010 held on Monday 29 November 2010 at Manchester Town Hall was a great success, with 145 delegates attending the event. Click the links below to download the presentations from the conference and the conference timetable: Domestic Abuse Conference 2010 timetable PATHway Project Evaluation: Does placing an Independent Domestic Violence Adviser in … Continue reading “Domestic Abuse Conference 2010 Presentations”