Domestic violence and abuse

Do you need immediate help?

If you or someone you know is in danger from domestic abuse:

  • Contact Greater Manchester Police
    • Call 999 in an emergency - if you can't talk on the call, try coughing or tapping the phone. If the operator asks you if you're in danger, press 55.
    • If it's not an emergency, call Greater Manchester Police on 101 - the switchboard is open 24 hours a day.
  • Contact Rochdale Victim Support - phone 0161 507 9609

Please check our list of more organisations that offer support for victims and survivors of domestic abuse

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    Find support of shelter

    There's a wide range of support in the borough of Rochdale and Greater Manchester if you need support or shelter from abuse.

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    I need help leaving my relationship

    If you need to leave a relationship but you're not sure what to do next, there are charities and support networks who can help.

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    Find out about your partner's past

    If you're worried about your partner or ex-partner's behaviour, you can find out if they've got a criminal history of violence or abuse in their previous relationships under Clare's Law.

Support someone you know

More support

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    Emergency contact details

    View the emergency and out of hours contact details for the council, housing repairs, utilities and more.

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    Early Help support for families

    Your family can get help with a variety of issues you may need support for.

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    Mental health support

    1 in 4 of us have problems with our mental wellbeing at some time in our lives. View some useful information or get practical support to help you or someone in your life.

Decision making

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    Policies, strategies and reviews

    We use policy and strategy documents to guide our decisions. We also use them to develop and run our services fairly and consistently.

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    Councillors and committees

    Councillors are responsible for agreeing provision of services and how the council's money is spent.