Domestic abuse is when an adult threatens, bullies or hurts another adult in the family. It can even happen after a relationship has ended, or after a family member has left the home. It’s sometimes called ‘domestic violence’.

If you  are worried you might be living with domestic abuse please keep reading – you’re not alone. Domestic abuse happens in many families. If it’s happening in your family it’s important to remember it’s not your fault and there are people that can help.  

 You can TALK TO  a trusted adult , a teacher, nurse, youth worker or you can call:

Childline - on 0800 1111. This is a free, 24 hour confidential helpline for children and young people who need to talk. Trained counsellors are there to provide support and advice about any problem that’s on your mind. You can contact Childline 24 hours a day, every day, by phone or online using the Childline website.

You can call the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on: 01902 555392

If you are frightened, or you or somebody else is in danger call  the Police 999. The police are there to protect everyone

If your boyfriend or girlfriend is under 16 and is being abusive this is called relationship abuse, click here to find out more information and support.

To find out more visit:

The Hide Out - Women’s Aid have created this safe space to help children understand domestic abuse and what you can do if it’s happening to you.

ChildlineChildline 0800 1111 are there to help anyone under 19 with any issue they’re going through.

Base 25 -  is  in Wolverhampton city centre and offers free and confidential advice and support for young people aged 11-25 who want to talk about their problems and feelings in a safe environment.

Telephone: 01902 572040 or text 07800 002222

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