Domestic Violence has a major impact upon the health, well-being and education of children and young people. Current estimates suggest that between 33000 and 40000 children and young people in Birmingham will be directly affected by domestic violence.
If you are experiencing domestic violence or require further information and support, the following links below should provide you with the local support services who can advise you further.
Domestic Violence Services:
Emergency refuge accommodation and Floating Support (outreach) please contact Birmingham Gateway on 0121 675 4249
Birmingham & Solihull Women’s Aid Helpline: 0808 800 0028 / www.bswaid.org
Rights of Women Legal Advice Line
Free confidential legal advice on family law, divorce and relationship breakdown, children and contact issues, domestic violence, sexual violence, discrimination and lesbian parenting. A number of fact sheets are available free to download.
Legal Advice Line: 020 7251 6577
National Domestic Violence Helpline 24 hour freephone
0808 2000 247
For male victims of domestic violence, contact:
M.A.L.E: Men's Advice Line & Enquiries
Confidential helpline for male victims of domestic violence whether in straight, gay, bi sexual or transgender relationship
Tel: 0808 801 0327
More information about your options can be found at www.womensaid.org.uk