Who is this service for?
This service is available to all people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans, and anyone falling under the umbrella term of LGB&T* such as queer, intersex, pansexual, gender non-binary or gender fluid, including those questioning their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
If you are aged 16 and over, and feel like you may be experiencing domestic abuse then this service could help you.
Get in contact and have a chat with a member of our staff. We are here for you!
What does this service offer?
Domestic Abuse Support
Our domestic abuse service offers support to individuals who are currently at risk of, or have previously experienced domestic abuse whether this is from a partner, ex-partner, or family member. This service provides practical help and advice, and emotional support for those who have been, or currently are experiencing domestic abuse. In the casework support, which is 1:1 work, areas such as safety planning, power and control, healthy relationships, boundaries, consent, health and wellbeing, and assertive communication.
Practical Housing Advice
For those who are at risk of homelessness, or who are currently homeless due to domestic abuse, there is an option for practical housing advice which would include 1:1 sessions with a domestic abuse caseworker where you will be offered advice and guidance around benefits, housing options, safety and budgeting to ensure long term security.
How can this service be accessed?
If you feel you may be experiencing domestic abuse please download and complete a copy of our self-referral form.
If you are a professional working with someone who might benefit from accessing this service, please download and complete a copy of our service to service referral form and the RIC.
All completed referrals should either be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to Domestic Abuse Service, FREEPOST RLZG-SLUJ-RXKJ, LGBT Foundation, Number 5 Richmond Street, Manchester M1 3HF