Information, Advice and Support (I.A.S.)Talking about abuse can be the first step to recovery. Trafford Domestic Abuse Services offer an Information, Advice and Support Service (I.A.S) to anyone who lives or works in Trafford.
Our services are designed to be flexible, meeting the needs of people in crisis. For everyone, we
can be there to listen, and provide emotional support throughout a difficult time. Our I.A.S.
Service can be accessed by both women and men. We offer our services by phone and through
one to one appointments. We can see people in our offices where we have a private meeting
room. We do not tell people what to do; we will only provide information and discuss options
If someone chooses to remain in an abusive relationship, then we may talk about safety planning, risk management, and being aware of any other options available for them.
If someone chooses to leave, we can assist by making them aware of options such as civil remedies, refuge accommodation, support groups, police support, pet fostering and children's and young people's support. We accept self referrals and referrals from other agencies.
Our Services are available Monday to Friday 10am till 4pmWe are also able to signpost to other services you may need such as:
- Employment rights help
- Fire service
- Charities offering financial assistance
- Drug, alcohol and health support