If you are suffering physical, sexual, psychological, emotional or financial abuse - or are being threatened or intimidated in your home by a current or previous partner or family member - you are a victim of domestic abuse.
You may be feeling frightened, isolated, ashamed and confused.
Remember you are NOT to blame for what is happening. You are NOT alone, and above all you do NOT have to suffer in silence - help is available.
Wherever you live in the West Midlands, there is a domestic abuse officer who can help you.
There are trained and experienced police officers who can offer practical advice and support in all aspects of domestic abuse. They will see you at a time and place convenient to you and can refer you to other support agencies who may be able to help.
Make the call
If you are suffering abuse, you can contact us by ringing your local police station on 101, or by dialing 999 in an emergency.
Our first priority is to ensure the safety and well-being of you and your children. You will be dealt with sympathetically and spoken to separately from the person responsible for the abuse.
To protect you, we will take firm and positive action against your abuser. It may be that you are required to give evidence in court at a later date. We can support you throughout this process if you wish.
"If you are not a victim but know someone who is being abused, please come forward and report it. YOU can make a difference."
Visit the West Midlands Police website for more advice, information and contact numbers. You are not alone.