Ask for Angela

Ask for Angela is a project run by Citizens Advice Stockport offering help and support to people experiencing Gender Violence and Abuse.

What is Gender Violence and Abuse?

Gender violence covers different types of abuse including domestic violence, harassment and stalking, rape and sexual assault, female genital mutilation, forced marriage, honour-based abuse and trafficking.

If you think you’re in immediate danger, call 999 and tell the police

What support can I get?

Our project allows you to come to Fred Perry House in Stockport, Ask for Angela and get support - it's that easy.  From there, a fully trained Ask for Angela Adviser will speak to you, give you all your options and support you to make the next steps.  This service is available Monday to Friday, 09:30 to 16:00.


Domestic violence and abuse

Find out what you can do, including finding emergency accommodation, when fleeing from violence in the home.


Rape and sexual assault

Information on rape and sexual assault, including definitions, sources of specialist help and further information.


Female genital mutilation (FGM)

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is sometimes called ‘female genital cutting’ or ‘female circumcision’. It’s a criminal offence in the UK to carry out FGM.