Advice

If you or someone you know has been affected by issues covered in our programmes​ please see the relevant programme page below for ​information, advice and support​.

Coronation Street - Women's Aid

Women's Aid are a grassroots federation working together to provide life-saving services and
build a future where domestic violence is not tolerated.

For information and support, visit: womensaid.org.uk

HELPLINE: 0808 2000 247
(Freephone 24 hr National Domestic Violence Helpline - run in partnership between Women’s Aid & Refuge)

Coronation Street - Independent Choices

Independent Choices provides the Domestic Abuse Helpline for Greater Manchester.

The Helpline is confidential and you do not have to give your name. The Domestic Abuse Helpline is a safe space for you to talk through what is going on at the moment and give you the options that are available to you.

If you are in immediate danger please call the police on 999

HELPLINE: 0161 636 7525

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday, 10am – 4 pm excluding bank holidays.

Coronation Street - NSPCC

The NSPCC is a leading children’s charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK and Channel Islands. Adults can contact the free 24/7 helpline for advice and support or to share concerns about a child.

Contact the free helpline by calling: 0808 800 5000
By texting: 88858
By emailing: help@nspcc.org.uk
Or visiting: www.nspcc.org.uk/child-sexual-exploitation

CHILDLINE

The NSPCC-run Childline service provides a safe, confidential place for children with no one else to turn to, whatever their worry, whenever they need help.

Children can contact Childline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on: 0800 1111

Or by visiting www.childline.org.uk

Coronation Street - Cancer Research UK

If you have any questions about cancer you can call Cancer Research UK’s Nurses on Freephone 0808 800 4040. Lines are open from 9am till 5pm Monday to Friday.

Cancer Research UK also have an online forum CancerChat.org.uk where people affected by cancer can get support from others.

For easy to understand information about all types of cancer please go to the About Cancer section of our website. www.cancerresearchuk.org

Coronation Street - Modern Slavery

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 introduced the role of an Independent Slavery Commissioner to improve the law enforcement response to modern slavery and ensure better support for victims.

To learn more about this go to modernslavery.co.uk

If you have suspicions that you have seen signs of modern slavery or have general questions, call the Modern Slavery Helpline on: 0800 0121 700.

Stop The Traffik

If you see something suspicious locally, The STOP APP is an anonymous and secure way for you to report suspicious incidents of human trafficking confidentially.

The Safe Car Wash App

Many hand car washes are legitimate businesses, but some of them are not. The Safe Car Wash App asks you to complete a short survey about working conditions.

Ross Kemp: Living With Young Carers

If you have been affected by the issues in the programme then please contact the following charities for further information and support.

CARERS UK provides information, advice and support to carers nationally. The advice covers a range of subjects relating to caring, including: Benefits and tax credits, employment rights, Carers assessments and how to get support, services available to carers and how to complain effectively and challenge decisions.

Helpline providing information is open Mondays and Tuesdays between 10am and 4pm Telephone: 0808 808 7777Email: advice@carersuk.org
Website: www.carersuk.org

CARERS DIRECT provides telephone advice and support with caring issues. Carers Direct helpline 0300 1231 1053Helpline and webchat open: Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm and weekends 11am to 4pm

Webchat: https://carersdirectenquiry.serco.com/visitor/EntryPage.htm

GADDUM works with children adults and families, offering listening, advice and support in Greater Manchester.website: www.gaddumcentre.co.uk
CHILD ACTION NORTHWEST (CANW) works with children, young people and families in the North West of England.

Helpline (dedicated instant message) 01254 244700
Website: http://canw.org.uk/