Redcar & Cleveland Safe Places Scheme

Safe Place logo - making our community a safe placeWhat is a Safe Place?

  • A place people can go if they don’t feel safe or need some help
  • A place in the community that people know is there in case they need it. This can help people to be more confident to go out on their own or with friends.

Who is a Safe Place for?

  • Adults who might be vulnerable
  • This includes people with a learning disability, a physical disability, autism, or dementia

How can a Safe Place help you?

  • A safe and friendly place
  • A place to sit and have a rest
  • People to listen and understand
  • People who can help you
  • People who can call someone you know

Safe Places in Redcar & Cleveland is part of the Teeswide Safe Place Scheme.

More information can be found at the Teeswide Safeguarding Adults Board website.

Safe Places Leaflets

You can also download our leaflets on the scheme:

Skills for People are managing the Safe Place scheme in Redcar and Cleveland with help from Independent Voices, a group who speak up for people with a learning disability. For more information please contact Carolyn Granthier on 07792 240550 or email

Listen to Carolyn (Skills for People) and Barry (Independent Voices) discuss the scheme on local radio – Zetland FM.

Skills for People are also part of the Safe Places scheme in Newcastle upon Tyne.  Our Office in Byker is a Safe Place.

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