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   National 24 Hour Domestic Violence helpline: 0808 2000 247              
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How We Can Help

If you are looking for Refuge accommodation you can telephone our main office on:

0161 477 4294

Lines are staffed Monday to Thursday from 9am to 5pm and Friday 9am - 4:30pm 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

The Refuge is a safe and secure temporary accomodation for single women and women with children (males up to the age of 16) who need to escape from a domestic abuse situation. We will provide you with advice 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.

Male Victims of Domestic Abuse (and families)

We offer advice, support and assitance for men fleeing domestic abuse. This includes temporary safe accomodation in the local area.

Trauma Informed Service

SWA is committed to a trauma-informed practice. We understand the impact of physical and psychological trauma and we offer a Trauma Informed servicve to offer additonal support to our service users. 

This service supports victims with multiple history of trauma as an adult or a child, mental health needs and substance misuse issues that might present. Safety, both physcial and psychological is core to this process and must be informed by an understanding that many trauma survivors struggle to feel safe.

Case Workers

Our Case Workers offer non-judgmental practical and emotional support to women and men who live in the Stockport area 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.

Children and Young People Prevention Worker

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.

Children and Young People's Direct Worker

Sessions are provided to children and young people aged between 4 -17 years on a one to one basis who have been exposed to domestic violence and abuse. This service can only accept referrals from professionals working with the family/child.

Independant 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 including Health and Educucation to achieve the best outcomes for you.

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