Missed bin collections

We are aware of an increase in the number of missed collections across the city. We want to reassure you that we are working hard to collect all outstanding collections as quickly as possible. Read more on reporting missed collections

Report a victim

If you see something suspicious, no matter how small, please call:

  • the police on 101,
  • the UK Modern Slavery Helpline on 08000 121 700
  • or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

If you suspect someone is a potential victim, please call:

  • The Salvation Army (24-hour confidential referral helpline) - 0300 303 8151
  • or the Modern Slavery Helpline on 0800 0121 700.

If someone is in immediate danger please call 999.

You can also submit a report online to the Modern Slavery Helpline. You can read guidance on how to report modern slavery on GOV.UK's website.

Spotting the Signs:

The following websites and organisations produce very helpful guidance on spotting the signs of modern slavery:

Worried about a child?

If you have any concerns about the safety and/or welfare of a child or young person telephone the Children's Advice & Support Service (CASS) on 0121 303 1888 or e-mail cass@birmingham.gov.uk

Outside of normal office hours please call 0121 675 4806 for the emergency Duty Team.

Find out more about making a referral or access the Request for Support form on our safeguarding website.

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