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Victims’ Services

We’re busy working on a brand new site to provide the best possible level of support to victims of crime in Greater Manchester. Please bear with us whilst we bring this to you in the coming months.

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Victims’ Services

If you’ve been a victim of any crime, or have been affected by crime committed against someone you know, our specialist advisers can help you find the strength to deal with what you’ve been through.

Our services provided by Catch22 (external website) are free and available to everyone, regardless of whether or not the crime has been reported or when it happened.

Our helpline is available to take your calls:

Calling our helpline - 0800 876 6155

  • Monday 8am – 6pm
  • Tuesday 8am – 6pm
  • Wednesday 8am – 8pm
  • Thursday 8am – 6pm
  • Friday 8am – 6pm 
  • Saturday 9am – 5pm 
  • Sunday - CLOSED


You can also email GMVictims@catch-22.org.uk

We are not the police. If you need to speak to Greater Manchester Police, please call 101. Or you can visit Greater Manchester Police’s website to find contact details for your local policing team. In an emergency, always dial 999. 

Reporting crime anonymously

If you’re worried about talking to the police, or you’re worried that someone will find out you have spoken to the police, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Crimestoppers is a charity which is entirely independent of police and they never share details with police of people who have got in touch.

For any queries about our website or social media policy, please email us at: GMVictims@catch-22.org.uk.

Greater Manchester Victims' Services is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and managed in accordance with UK law.

We understand how important personal information is and - regardless of the legalities behind privacy law - you will want reassurances that we keep your information safe.

We do not share, sell or rent your data to anyone.

When you use our website, for example searching the directory or completing an online form, we may ask you to provide information about yourself. The information you provide in these forms will be kept confidential at all times.

Any personal information we receive from you through our website is stored in our online database. We don't keep this information for longer than we need to, and it won't be shared with any third parties.

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