Crisis Services

Womens’ National Domestic Violence Helpline

Address: PO Box Bristol 391, BS99 7WS
Phone: 0808 2000 247
E-mail: helpline@womensaid.org.uk
Website: http://www.womensaid.org.uk
Office Hours: 24 hour
Comment: Provides support, information and a listening ear to women experiencing (or have experienced) domestic abuse (physical, emotional, psychological or sexual abuse) and to those seeking help on a woman’s behalf. Local support advice available. The helpline is a member of Language Line and can provide access to an interpreter for non-english speaking callers. The helpline, which is run in partnership between Women’s Aid and the Refuge, can also access the BT Typetalk service for deaf callers. They will also respond to letters and emails. Confidential service.

Samaritans

Address: Heaton Moor Centre, Thornfield Road, Stockport, SK4 3LD
Phone: 116 123 (this number is free to call), or 0161 432 1221 (local call charges apply)
E-mail: jo@samaritans.org
Website: http://www.samaritans.org/branches/samaritans-stockport
Office Hours: Phone: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Visits in person: See our website for usual opening hours
Comment: Offer confidential emotional support to those people who are in distress, despair or suicidal. They are available on the phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.