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Organisation: Bharosa Domestic Abuse Service

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Bharosa Domestic Abuse Service

Bharosa provides culturally appropriate and sensitive support to women aged 16+ experiencing domestic abuse from a South Asian background.

Empowering women suffering from domestic abuse to take control of their lives.

Supporting women to improve the quality of their life, health, safety and economical wellbeing.

Helping women to make informed choices and decisions to maintain their independence.

Exploring the impact of any historical abuse that they may have suffered.

Understanding the many facets of violent and controlling behaviour.

Pathways Covered

Domestic Abuse, Sexual Abuse and Sex Work


A specialist and culturally sensitive service supporting women from the South Asian communities in a variety of South Asian languages.

Service is offered citywide.

All staff understand the complex dynamics of the South Asian culture.

Everyone who contacts Bharosa is offered support in one form or other even if they are calling from outside of Birmingham.

What we do

Bharosa carries out Risk Assessments and Initial Assessments to identify the support that is required.

Work is carried out using the Bharosa toolkit which covers DV awareness, Safeguarding, Healthy & Unhealthy Relationships, Confidence Building, Anxiety & Stress.

Bharosa works in partnership with other agencies, in particular with Children's Services.

Bharosa has close links with foodbanks and charities/foundations that offer support to vulnerable women (including those with no recourse to public funds (subject to meeting set criteria)).

Where we do it


How to access

Telephone: 0121 303 0368/0369


Open: Monday to Thursday 9:00am-5:00pm
           Friday 9:00am-4:00pm

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