Councillor Jess Phillips to drive Birmingham’s response to domestic and sexual violence

From 2014 Birmingham Community Safety Partnership will be leading and co-ordinating the city’s response to domestic and sexual violence, chaired by Councillor Jess Phillips, the city’s Victim Champion.

All future information will be hosted on the Community Safety Partnership’s website: http://birminghamcsp.org.uk/

If you are experiencing domestic or sexual violence

If you are in immediate danger, call the police 999. The police take domestic violence very seriously, will work to make you safe and are able to refer you to other agencies who can also offer ongoing support. Refuges, providing safe accommodation across the city, can be contacted through one number: Birmingham Domestic Abuse Refuge line – 0800 111 4223. For advice, or if you’re worried about a friend, contact: Birmingham & Solihull Women’s Aid helpline – 0808 800 0028 The ‘National 24-hour Domestic Violence Helpline’ provides information and help for people experiencing domestic violence and their supporters, 24 hours a day 0808 2000 247. For details of other services that can help, please see Birmingham’s Directory of Services for Victims at: http://birminghamcsp.org.uk/resources/

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