How to report abuse

How to report abuse to Birmingham City Council

  • In an emergency or if a crime has been committed

    Call 999 in an emergency or if someone is in immediate danger.

    Otherwise, report crimes to West Midlands Police by calling 101.

  • Report adult abuse

    If you are experiencing or suspect abuse,
    call Birmingham City Council on
    0121 303 1234 or email:

    Out of office hours

    During weekends or bank holidays, please call: 0121 675 4806.

    There is an emergency duty team available from:

    Monday to Thursday, from 5.15pm to 8.45am.

    Friday to Monday, from 4.15pm to 8.45am.

    Report child abuse

  • If you are a professional concerned about an adult

    If you are a professional or member of staff (paid or unpaid) from an organisation, please complete this referral form or download this word version.

    Please email the form to:
    or fax it to: 0121 303 6245.

    If you have a secure government email address, please send the form to:

    Report a person in a position of trust



Other teams and contacts

If you know the hospital or mental health social work team of the person you are concerned about, you may contact them directly.

Mental health social work teams

South Birmingham
0121 301 2830

North Birmingham
0121 464 5123

Hospital social work teams

Good Hope Hospital
0121 424 7880

Heartlands and Solihull Hospital
0121 424 1622

Moseley Hall Hospital
0121 442 3509

Royal Orthopaedic Hospital
0121 685 4194

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospital
0121 507 4623

Queen Elizabeth Hospital
0121 371 4592

West Heath Hospital
0121 466 4360