Get Urgent Assistance

If you need urgent support you can contact Horizon - Sexual Assault Referral Centre 24/7 by calling 0800 970 0375. Horizon provides services to anyone who has been subjected to rape or sexual assault. The specialist team can offer emotional support, access to crisis counselling, support of an Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA), medical care (including sexual health and emergency contraception) practical support and information about making a report to the police. Another source of emotional support is West Midlands Victim Support, you can contact them by calling 0300 303 1977 (8am-8pm Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm weekends) or 0808 1689 111 (out of hours support line). 

 Find out more about Horizon SARC 

If the incident has just occurred you might want to consider whether you feel safe where you are. If you feel that you or others are at risk or consider the situation to be an emergency, you can call the police or an ambulance on 999. 

If you are in University accommodation or on campus it is advisable to call Security Services to let them know that the emergency services have been called so that they can provide assistance and give them access.

  • Security Control (emergencies): 0121 414 4444 (44444 if dialling internally)
  • Security Control (non-emergencies) 0121 414 3000 (43000 if dialling internally)  

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