We support and empower vulnerable women and people affected by domestic abuse

Kirsty, CEO

We help people

to make connections

and incite change

Manisha Marret, Volunteer Coordinator

We help people rebuild their lives

Phyl, Domestic Abuse Support Worker


What is domestic abuse?

Domestic abuse isn’t just about bruises and injuries, it is about power and control. Would you recognise signs of abusive behaviour?

Our services

WHAG offers support for women who are homeless or who are at risk of homelessness, and men, women and children who have experienced domestic abuse

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Welcome to WHAG

WHAG is a charity that was founded in 1981 to offer housing and support  to vulnerable homeless women in Rochdale.  Over time, our work has expanded to include domestic abuse services for women and men, and work across a wider area.

WHAG runs projects in Rochdale, Bury, and Cheshire West and Chester.  We offer a high quality and valuable service to vulnerable homeless women in Rochdale, and work with women and men experiencing and fleeing domestic abuse in Rochdale, Bury and Cheshire West and Chester.

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