HELPING YOU COPE WITH THE IMPACTS OF SOCIAL ISOLATION
We are now coming out of lockdown and things are starting to move forward. However, the experiences of social isolation are still having a significant impact on many people.
Increased cases of carers stress, worsening mental health and domestic abuse have been identified as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you need support, please find some useful links below.
IRIS (Identification and Referral to Improve Safety)
Domestic Abuse Advisor
Telephone: 0161 793 3810
National Domestic Violence Helpline
The 24hr freephone National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge) is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The helpline is answered by fully trained female support workers and volunteers, who will answer your call in confidence
Telephone: 0800 2000 247
Confidential helpline offering advice, information and support to help you stop being violent and abusive to your partner.
Telephone: freephone 0808 802 4040
Sexual Assault - helpful links
St.Mary's Sexual Assault Crisis Line
Forensic medical examination.
Emergency contraception and sexual health screening/advice.
Immediate crisis support.
Ongoing support through the criminal justice process, access to other healthcare services and community based services.
Counselling for clients and their significant others.
Training and consultancy services.
All services are provided free of charge.
The Centre offers a dedicated children’s service to provide care and assessment for child victims of sexual abuse. Centre staff work in collaboration with the police and children and families services in the safeguarding of children who have experienced sexual crimes.
Telephone: 0161 276 6515
Carer Stress - helpful links
Carers Manchester is a partnership of statutory and voluntary organisations, working together to improve services for Manchester’s unwaged carers.
Telephone: 0161 543 8000 (Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm except bank holidays, and 10am – 6pm on Wednesdays)