We can support you if you're experiencing domestic abuse and violence

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Home is widely considered as the safest place to be for many. However this is far from reality for victims of domestic abuse, where an abuser can exert power and control.

Our Domestic Abuse and Violence Team works with people affected and for who home is a dangerous place. 

Below are our contact details along with some other useful links and numbers.

Report domestic violence and abuse to us

There are several ways you can report domestic abuse to us, but you should always call 999 if you and your children are at immediate risk of harm.

To report domestic abuse to us, you can:

Useful links and numbers

Remember: always call 999 if you and your children are at immediate risk of harm.


Bolton at Home Domestic Abuse Team (us): 
Call 01204 328000

Tap here to visit the Endeavour website.
Call 01204 394842 or email: info@endeavourproject.org.uk

Fortalice (24 hour support):
Tap here to visit the Fortalice website.
Call 01204 365677

Bolton Council Housing Options - support for emergency accommodation:
Call 01204 335900 or email: housing.options@bolton.gov.uk


National Stalking Helpline (advice for victims):
0808 802 0300
Tap here to visit the National Stalking Helpline website.

The National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 
0808 2000 247 (remains open 24/7)
Tap here to visit The National Domestic Abuse Helpline website.

Tap here to visit the Refuge website.
To access Refuge's national domestic abuse helpline for women, call: 0808 200 0247

Tap here to visit the RESPECT website.
To access RESPECT's national domestic abuse helpline for men, call: 0808 801 0327 

Tap here to visit the GALOP website.
To access the National LGBT+ domestic abuse helpline, call: 0800 999 5428

Victim support: 
0808 1689 111

Other useful resources:

See more useful numbers on the Greater Manchester Police website:
Tap here to see more useful numbers on the Greater Manchester Police website.

Women’s Aid Live Chat: 
You can contact Women’s Aid via their live chat.
Tap here to start a live chat with Women's Aid.

Women’s Aid: The Survivor's Handbook:
Tap here to view the Women's Aid Survivors Handbook.
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