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Domestic Abuse Aware

Social isolation can increase stress at home, impacting on you and your family’s well-being and so, we are here to help you.

Please contact us for help and advice.

In an emergency call the Police on 999.

Wigan Council Domestic Abuse Helpline 01942 311365 or access their web page 

Other useful information and contacts

Silent Solutions Police                                                                                  

In an emergency call 999 for emergency services. If you cannot safely speak to the operator to ask for the Police, stay on the line and the call will be forwarded to an operating system. Press 55 to be transferred to the local police force as an emergency.

National Domestic Abuse Helpline

Available 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0808 2000 247



Men’s Advice Line

Telephone: 0808 8010327


Manchester Women’s Aid Helpline

Live chat available Monday to Friday 10:00am to 12:00noon (including

Telephone: 0161 660 7999

For advice on how to cover your tracks on-line go to the Women’s Aid website.


Domestic abuse: get help during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

This useful webpage from the Government provides advice on how to get help if you or someone you know is a victim of domestic abuse.


Bright Sky

free to download mobile app providing support and information to anyone who may be in an abusive relationship or those concerned about someone they know.

Available in four languages: English, Urdu, Punjabi and Polish.



If you are concerned about your behaviour and feel you may be about to hurt someone please call the helpline on 0808 802 4040 or visit the Respect website at:

The Respect Phone line is a confidential national helpline, email, webchat service for perpetrators of domestic abuse looking for help to stop.

They help male and female perpetrators in heterosexual or same sex relationships. Partners or ex-partners of perpetrators, as well as family and friends, are welcome to get in touch for information, advice and support.


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