Women’s Aid have created a website for children help children and young people understand domestic abuse. Click here to be re-directed to the site.
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A new online resource developed by Nicola Sharp, former Head of Policy at Refuge, providing information about economic abuse and links to a wide range of agencies who are able to advise and assist survivors of financial abuse. Click here for more information
WAST aims to: Providing a safe and secure women only space and a source of support for each other, social and emotional. Empowerment for one another, sharing knowledge and information, skills and experiences. Helping each other take forward our asylum applications and run campaigns. Promoting and improving our skills and experience. Involving ourselves in organisational … Continue reading “Women Asylum Seekers Together (WAST)”
Paws for Kids is a unique charity in the UK which fosters the pet animals of women and children escaping domestic violence. Britain is a nation of animal lovers. Many, many households include pets as part of the family. But in homes where there is violence and abuse, pets are often threatened, injured or killed … Continue reading “PAWS for Kids (pet fostering service)”
The vision of Protection Against Stalking is to change society’s perception of stalking, to improve the safety for all victims of stalking and harassment and for perpetrators to be held to account by the Criminal Justice System. PROTECTION AGAINST STALKING Helpline 0808 802 0300 – Weekdays 9.30am-4pm Wednesday – 1pm-4pm P.O.Box 4001 Maidenhead, Berkshire SL60 … Continue reading “Protection Against Stalking”
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]
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.