Abuse can take several forms.
- Emotional abuse can include calling someone names, criticizing them constantly or threatening them.
- Financial abuse can mean restricting someone’s access to money or making them account for every penny they spend.
- Abuse can also take the form of physical violence.
How we can help
If you are being abused at home, please contact one of our housing advisors. They will try to help stop you becoming homeless because of abuse.
You can make an appointment to see one of our housing advisors at a Solihull Connect Office.
If you cannot leave your home, please let us know and we will arrange for a housing advisor to visit you. If you prefer, you can get advice over the phone. Please phone 0121 717 1515 and ask to speak to the duty housing advisor.
Other sources of help
West Midlands Police – 0845 113 5000 or 999
If you are suffering abuse, you can contact the police by ringing your local police station, or by dialling 999 in an emergency. To contact your local station call the central switchboard on 0845 113 5000 and they will connect you.
For more information visit the West Midlands Police website.
Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid – 0121 685 8550
Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid provides services for women and children who have been affected by the experience of domestic violence, rape and sexual assault.