Support for children and young people

Young people's phone/text line

A young people's phone/text line is available for young victims of domestic abuse or young people who want to talk to someone about domestic abuse.

You can call or text 07581 492806 anytime between 9am - 5pm weekdays. Any texts or messages received outside of these times will be responded to during normal working hours.

Housing support for young people

Our Housing Options service can arrange for re-housing of 16-17 year old victims of domestic abuse dependant on circumstances into temporary accommodation (emergency) or supported accommodation (longer term). 

They also provide a specialist domestic abuse housing officer and a young persons housing officer who provide support around safety and housing support needs of a young person.

For help to find accommodation please call 0121 368 1166 or for emergency accommodation outside office hours call 0121 569 6883 or visit the homelessness webpage.

Are you a child or young person concerned about domestic abuse?

If you are a child or young person who is concerned about domestic abuse for yourself, for a friend or within your family please visit our children and young people domestic abuse page.

Understanding domestic abuse

The Hideout is a space to help children and young people to understand domestic abuse, and how to take positive action if it's happening to you.