Call us: 0161 477 4271
   National 24 Hour Domestic Violence helpline: 0808 2000 247              
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How We Can Help

You can telephone our helpline in the strictest confidence on:
0161 477 4271

Lines are staffed Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm and there is an answerphone outside of these hours.

If we are unable to answer your call, or you need support outside of these hours, you should contact the national domestic abuse helpline on: 0808 2000 247

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Women Refuge

Women’s Refuge offers temporary  supported accommodation to 13 women and families and offers 2 other properties outside of the Refuge. We offer Support to the women and families who have suffered domestic abuse.

The refuge is a safe and secure temporary accommodation for single women and women with children (up to age 16) who need to escape from a domestic abuse situation. We will provide you with support and information regarding emotional, financial, legal, housing and other issues so you can begin to rebuild your life. Our refuge has a large play room and outside play facilities for children.

Refuge support for children:

We can offer counselling for children.
We offer preventative service to children through schools and colleges to establish positive relationships


We offer support over the telephone for women and men who need someone to listen to their experience. We offer impartial advice on safety planning, legal options, finances, safeguarding your children, housing options and immigration issues. We understand that it is often a big step to contact a helpline, and all calls will be dealt with in a sensitive and confidential manner. Our helpline takes referrals for other APR support services and professionals.

Outreach for Children

We work with schools and colleges to educate Children and Young People about the effects of domestic abuse. We aim to educate and promote positive relationships.

Male Victims

We do offer support to male victims through dedicated Caseworkers.

Our Case Workers offer non-judgmental, practical and emotional support to women and men who live in the Stockport Community, who are experiencing or have previously experienced domestic violence and abuse. This support can be offered face to face or over the telephone. We will tailor our support to meet your individual needs. Please don’t suffer in silence, we are here to help.

Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA)

Our key focus is to increase the safety of high risk victims of domestic violence and abuse who have been referred through the Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) process. We work in a multi agency setting to prioritise the safety of high risk victims and their families. We offer a holistic approach and liaise with a range of services and professionals to achieve the best outcomes for you.

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