Domestic violence and sexual violence are often interlinked. See below for local and national agencies offering support with domestic violence and how to leave an abusive relationship.
A domestic-abuse service for women and families. Support is available in several languages - Bengali, English, Hindi, Mirpuri, Punjabi and Urdu.
Phone: 0121 303 0368 or 0121 303 0369
Karma Nirvana Refuge
Specialist South Asian Women's project offering a bi-lingual service with a range of support to South Asian women and children experiencing domestic violence.
Telephone: 01332 604098 or 0800 599 9247
24hr National Domestic Violence Freephone Helpline
Run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge.
Helpline: 0808 2000 247
Stepping Stones (Walsall)
Volunteer led helpline run by Walsall Domestic Violence Forum with a 24 hour service who are there to listen and give information on all aspects of domestic abuse. It is a free phone number and will not show up on your telephone bill (landlines). Stepping Stones support workers are there to listen to you and give you information on all aspects of Domestic Abuse. They are there to support you and give you information to enable you to make informed choices about your situation. The support workers will not judge you or tell you what to do.
Helpline: 0800 389 5790
SAYA - Multi lingual Helpline (Walsall)
Helpline for Domestic Violence for users speaking in other languages, run by Walsall Domestic Violence Forum.
MULTILINGUAL HELPLINE: 0800 389 6990 or Telephone: 01922 491619
Protection Against Stalking
A free and confidential advice and support service for victims of stalking
Helpline: 0808 802 0300
Broken Rainbow (LGBT)
For lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people who experience domestic violence
Helpline: 0300 999 542
Help, advice and support for individuals who have been subject to domestic abuse and violence in Birmingham.
Telephone: 0121 675 4249 or Helpline: 0808 2000 247
National Centre for Domestic Violence
Free, fast emergency injunction service to survivors of domestic violence regardless of their financial circumstances, race, gender or sexual orientation.
Helpline: 0800 970 2070 or Text: NCDV to 60777 and we will call back
Men's Advice Line
A confidential helpline for any man experiencing domestic violence and abuse from a partner (or ex-partner).
Helpline: 0808 801 0327 or email: email@example.com
The Freedom Programme
Domestic abuse support groups, one-to-one support and activities/workshops for local women suffering from domestic abuse.
Helpline: 0808 2000 247 or Telephone: 01547 520 228
Supporting women, including those involved in prostitution and the criminal justice system. Specialist domestic violence worker available.
Telephone: 0121 440 5296
Ashram Reducing Domestic Violence Project
Support and refuge for women experiencing domestic violence.
Telephone: 0121 764 3817 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Birmingham & Solihull Women's Aid
A range of services for women and children experiencing domestic abuse. Helpline and advice for women seeking support regarding domestic violence, forced marriage and female genital mutilation.
Telephone: 0808 800002
Birmingham Crisis Centre
Providing a safe haven for female victims of domestic abuse.
Telephone: 0121 507 0707
Birmingham Refugeline from Trident Reach
Access to safe emergency domestic abuse refuge accommodation. Birmingham's refuges are run by Women's Aid, Ashram, Gilgal, Salvation Army, Birmingham Crisis Centre and Trident Reach, and are all accessed through this number which is run by Trident Reach.
Refugeline: 0800 111 4223 or Telephone: 0121 226 5800
Practical & Emotional mentoring support around domestic abuse in South West Birmingham.
Telephone:0121 458 2270/07747 825745 (office hours) or email: email@example.com
Rights of Women Legal Advice Line
Legal advice, including domestic abuse and family law, criminal law, asylum and immigration law support.
Telephone: 020 7251 6577 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Roshni is a registered charity, which has been operating for 30 years and is devoted to providing support for Asian women and children who have suffered from domestic violence and forced marriages. At Roshni we understand the needs and vulnerabilities of abused women and support them from the initial steps of leaving an abusive relationship through to starting a new life in a new home. As a refuge, Roshni provides safe emergency accommodation, for women and children fleeing domestic violence, honour based crimes and forced marriages. We aim to promote the advancement of education and social welfare of Asian women, to enable them to utilise a maximum range of options and achieve to define and meet their needs themselves. The nature of our service and experience means that we are culturally sensitive, understanding the pressures that our service users face and the support they need.
Telephone: 0870 707 0098
Shelter Domestic Abuse Project
The Project provides practical support to help families find and keep a home free from abuse.
Refugeline - 24 hours: 0800 111 4223
Women's Help Centre
Empowering women, including Asian women's domestic violence project.
Telephone: 0121 551 2370 or e-mail: email@example.com
Supporting victims of domestic abuse for North Staffordshire.
Arch helpline: 01782 205500 (10.00 – 3.00 Monday to Friday) Arch domestic violence enquiry line: 01782 222421 (8.30 – 5.30 Monday to Friday) National 24 hour domestic violence helpline: 0808 2000 247
Walsall Domestic Violence Forum
Providing a range of services that address Domestic abuse holistically from the Victim's perspective.
Telephone: 01922 406767
Wolverhampton Domestic Violence Forum & The Haven Refuge Wolverhampton
Support and help in Wolverhampton for those suffering from Domestic abuse.
Telephone: 01902 572505/01902 572345 or Helpline: 08000 194400
Domestic violence it's not your fault - you're not alone.
Childline helpline: 0800 1111
Independent Domestic Violence Advisor Anna Robottom at Birmingham LGBT.
Anna is the IDVA for Birmingham LGBT and can support those affected by Domestic Violence within the LGBT community in Birmingham.
Telephone: 0121 643 0821 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Panahghar Asian Women's Refuge
Panahghar, an Urdu word meaning 'Safe House', is a registered charity based in Coventry, England. Panahghar is a nationally respected agency with extensive experience in the provision of direct services primarily to Asian women and their families in the West Midlands.
Telephone: 02476 228952
Hot Peach - International refuges and safehouses
Abuse information and support for every woman and every girl on Earth. That’s the aim of the HotPeachPages website. At this point, we offer links to: abuse information in over 110 languages; and information on abuse help agencies for every country in the world.
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Helpline: 0800 6000 459
SAFE at Base 25
A project at Base 25 for young people who have witnessed or been impacted by domestic abuse.
Telephone: 01902 572040 or text 07800 002222
Muslim Women's Network DV Helpline
Anyone can experience Domestic violence regardless of race, ethnic or religious group. Support is available through the helpline.
Helpline: 0800 999 5786/0303 999 5786 Text anytime: 07415 206 936 or email: email@example.com
Provides both practical and emotional support services to women and children who are affected by domestic violence and homelessness.
Telephone: 01902 713001 24 helpline: 0800 194 400
Trident Reach Men's Domestic Violence Service Birmingham
Service for male victims/survivors of domestic abuse, our Floating Support Service provides, free and confidential specialist support to male victims of Domestic Abuse aged 16 and above. We offer, Emotional and practical support, help to maintain accommodation, access to health care and wellbeing support, safety planning and home security advice, help to maintain various protection orders and other civil remedies, access to immigration advice, parenting support and advice, help to get into work, education or training, financial advice.
Helpline: 0800 111 4223 or Telephone: 0121 226 5800 ex 5251
Sandwell Women's Aid Domestic Violence support
Sandwell Women’s Aid offer the nationally recognised Independent Domestic Violence Service. IDVAs are trained specialists who provide a service to victims of domestic abuse who are at risk of harm from intimate partners, ex-partners or family members, with the aim of securing their safety and the safety of their children. You can access an IDVA’s support by contacting us directly, or through referral by other agency professionals such as health workers or the police.
Call 0121 553 0090 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Gilgal is a safe house providing short-term emergency accommodation and support to women and their children, fleeing domestic violence.
Freephone: 0800 678 3283
For male victims of domestic violence support can be provided by Men's Aid. They can be contacted on 01334 474348. Men's Aid is run by volunteers and is open Monday to Friday 10am-3pm.
Telephone: 01334 474348
24 hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline.
24 hours: 0808 2000 247