Welcome to our domestic abuse resources area.

We have provided a number of useful links for external sources that can assist in understanding the issues that surround domestic abuse.

Our Services:

We support both men and women who are concerned about their behaviour in their relationships, to understand this and make positive changes.

Men are supported through our Bridging to Change Programme.

Women are supported through out Women's Behaviour Change Programme.

If you wanted information on how we can help, click the links above or call us on 0161 873 1100 (ext. 2).

Respect:

If you are concerned about your behaviour, you can contact Respect via their helpline, email or webchat. They help both male and female perpetrators, in heterosexual or same-sex relationships who are looking for help to stop.

Concerned about somebody else?

If you are worried about the behaviour of somebody you know, you are also welcome to contact Respect. You may be a partner, ex-partner, friend, family member or frontline worker who has concerns. You will be offered information, support and advice.

Support for Women & Children

If you are experiencing domestic abuse, please contact the National Domestic Violence Helpline.

Women's Aid

Refuge

NSPCC

Childline

End The Fear (Greater Manchester)

Saheli (Greater Manchester)

Support for Male Victims

If you are experiencing abuse, please contact the Men's Advice Line.

LGBTQ Support

If you are a member of the LGBTQ community and would like support, information and advice, please contact Galop.

Forced Marriage

Government guidance, advice & information

Government Guidelines for professionals

ForcedMarriage.org

Karma Nirvana (Forced marriage & honour based violence)

Additional websites:

Safe Lives

Teenage Abuse Help

Elder Abuse

More Resources:

CDs

Speaking peace: connecting with others through non-violent communication - Marshall Rosenberg

Mindfulness - Jon Kabat-Zinn

Youtube

Mindfulness - Jon Kabat-Zinn

Vulnerability and Shame - Brene Brown (TED Talk)

Non-violent communication - Marshall Rosenberg

Parenting

How to talk so kids will listen and listen so kids will talk - Adel Faber & Elaine Mazlish

Picking Up The Pieces After Domestic Violence: A practical resource for supporting parenting - Kate Iwi & Chris Newman

Adolescent Violence to Parents Information Sheet

Books

Violent No More - Michael Paymar

Why Does He Do That? Inside the minds of angry and controlling men - Lundy Bancroft

Coercive Control: How men entrap women in personal life by - Evan Stark

From Vinegar To Honey - Ron Leifer

Non-violent communication - Marshall Rosenberg

Daring Greatly - Brene Brown

Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World - Mark Williams & Danny Penman

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