Independent Choices runs the Domestic Abuse Helpline for both women and men who are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse. Through their services they can offer advice, information, telephone counselling and support to any (age 16 and over) who is being abused, has been abused or is in fear of being forced into marriage by someone they are having a relationship with, or have formerly had a relationship with. This includes partners, husband, ex-partners and family members, and those in same sex relationships.
The Helpline is confidential and you do not have to give your name. Remember that someone else may have access to your telephone bills that may be itemised. If you don’t want people at home to know you have rung the Helpline, ring from a friend’s house or a phone box – they will always phone you back.
PO Box 390, Manchester, M16 7WE
Mon-Fri 10am-4 pm (excluding bank holidays)
Who is it for:
Women who are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse
Community Helpline Language Service available in Urdu and Punjabi, same number as above, Mon & Tue 10am-1pm, Wed 1pm-4pm