Remember you are not alone - domestic abuse can happen to anyone no matter your age, race, class, culture, disability, gender, sexuality or lifestyle.

Manchester Women's Aid Referrals 

If you would like to get in touch with our specialist domestic violence and abuse workers to discuss any of our services or ask for advice, use our main referrals number. 

Telephone - 0161 660 7999
Referral line phone operating times - Monday - Friday / 09:30 AM–  07:00 PM


We will respond all the emails received after 4:30 PM the following working day.


24/7 National Domestic Abuse Helpline

0808 2000 247


Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse Helpline

Manchester Women's Aid work closely with Independent Choices, a charity who run the GM Helpline. You can contact their advisers on:

0161 636 7525

Open times: Monday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00



Samaritans is a 24 hour a day listening service that is there to provide you emotional support in times of need, at a time that suites you. 

Samaritans volunteers are there to listen and provide you with a safe space to explore your feelings, day or night- without judgement, pressure or telling you what to do.

Call Free on 116123, anytime day or night, 7 days a week.

You can also email

Or write a letter to Freepost SAMARITANS LETTERS

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