Many organisations provide information on simple precautions that can be taken to keep you safe both inside and outside your home. Listed below are a few:
Age Concern Tameside can provide information and advice on a range of subjects to help keep you safe they also produce a fact sheet on crime prevention for older people .
0161 308 5000
Travelling on public transport is safe, however TFGM offer some advice to avoid putting yourself at risk from crime.
The Tameside Police, as part of the Greater Manchester Police, is committed to providing a quality of service to the people of this community.
Home Watch Schemes
There is a lot you can do outside your home and family to prevent crime. One such measure is to set up a Home Watch scheme in your area.
For more crime prevention advice call Tameside Crime Reduction Advisors on
0161 872 5050
Community Response Service (part of Tameside Council’s Adult Services) offers a selection of alarms which are monitored by a central control station 24 hours a day to summon help in the event of an emergency.
Community Safety Unit gives advice and information on things such as;
how to help tackle burglary, bogus callers, door step conmen and information to support you if you are a victim of crime. There has been webpages on a practical guide to home security produced jointly by Tameside Council and Greater Manchester Police.
Is the national charity that helps people affected by crime. We provide free and confidential support to help you deal with your experience, whether or not you report the crime.