What is a Safe Place?
- A Safe Place is somewhere that can offer people extra support when travelling independently
- It is a place where you will find support and assistance
- A place where you can make a phone call (to your support team or emergency service) if you get into difficulty, for example, lose your bus pass or mobile phone, or have a bad experience
- A place where you can have a few minutes to calm yourself and then continue with your journey
- A place where you will be:
|Listened to||Reassured||Helped to make a phone call|
How to use a Safe Place
You do not need a card to use a Safe Place, but if you sign up to use Safe Places via Brandon Trust, you will receive one. You can show the card at the Safe Place which will let the person know useful details about you and who they can contact to help you.
How to find a Safe Place
Each participating place displays the Safe Places logo.
You can check the locations of Safe Places in Avon and Somerset on this map.
How to get more information
Further information and resources
Safe Places is a partnership scheme between:
- Avon and Somerset Police
- Safer Bristol
- Bristol City Council
- North Somerset Council
- B&NES Council
- South Gloucestershire Council
- Brandon Trust
- Your Say Advocacy
- Alzheimer's Society
- North Somerset People First
- Foxes Academy
- Compass Disability