What are Safe Places?
This is a scheme that provides places you can go if you need help to contact a friend or carer when you are in public and feel unsafe.
A Safe Place is a shop, business or public building that has signed up to Barnsley Safe Places
A Safe Place should have a quiet area for you to sit. Staff have been trained to be able to help you contact the people you need.
Who are Safe Places for?
The scheme now provides support to all people who may feel unsafe or unsure when they are out and about.
If you have a relative or friend that likes to be independent but may struggle to cope with an incident when out, encourage them to join Barnsley Safe Places
How do I use a Safe Place?
The Best way to use Barnsley Safe Places is to join.This will help staff be able to help you
As a member you get to
- · Get a welcome pack
- · Find out about new Safe Places
- · Find out about Safe Places Events
- · Get a membership contact card
How to contact us
Do you want an advocate?
Please note that as from September 1st 2018 the contract for Independent Mental Health, Independent Mental Capacity,
Care Act, DoLS RPR Advocacy and support to the Wednesday’s Voice Group will be transferred to Rethink Mental Illness.
Any queries should be directed to:
Rethink Barnsley Advocacy Service
Queens Court Business Centre