Cumbria Police's ‘Safe Places’ scheme allows vulnerable people to seek help should they be confused, scared, lost or bullied. Staff are trained to assist anyone who uses a Safe Place and training is available to individuals offering advice on how to keep safe whilst out and about. Safe Place cards are available to individuals and can be used as a communication tool when seeking support.
Safe Place cards (pictured below) are available to individuals from various organisations and can be used as a communication tool when seeking support.
The following locations are recognised Safe Places:
• Carlisle Mencap Opportunities Shop, 155 Botchergate, Carlisle, CA1 1SG
• Eden Mind Shop, 13 Angel Lane, Penrith CA11 7BP
• 4 Eden, Ullswater House, Duke Street, Penrith CA11 7LY
• Penrith Library, St Andrews Churchyward, Penrith, CA11 7YA
• Triple A Project, 4a Corney Square, Penrith CA11 7PX
• Carlisle Mind Shop, 49 Bank Street, Carlisle CA3 8HJ
• Appleby Mind Shop, 4 Market Hall Arcade, Appleby CA16 6YA
• People First, Best Life Independent Advocacy, People First Conference Centre, Milbourne Street, Carlisle CA2 5XB.
• Greystone Community Centre, Close Street, Carlisle, CA1 3HA
• Walkabout, Unit 6, Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1RP
• Carlisle Youth Zone, Victoria Place, Carlisle CA1 1LR
• Walsingham Support, 123-127 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1RZ.
• People First Barrow, The Best Life Building, 12 Duke Street, Barrow in Furness LA14 1LF
• People First Kendal, Manna House, Castle Lodge, Aynham Road, Kendal LA9 7DE
• The Oaklea Group, 48 Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4BD
• Fairoak Housing Association, New Bowman Yard, 155 Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA19 4EN
• Café West, 56 King Street, Whitehaven. CA29 7SH
• Café West, Library, Vulcans Lane, Workington. CA14 4ND
• Café West, Workington Community Hospital, Park Lane, Workington CA14 2RW
• Cafe West, Keswick Museum and Art Gallery, Station Road, Keswick
• Carnegie Theatre & Arts Centre, Finkle Street, Workington
• Cockermouth Library, 88 Main Street, Cockermouth
• CP Cumbria, 2a west street, Wigton. CA7 9NP
• Chrysalis (Cumbria) Ltd, Leaside, Longthwaite road, Wigton. CA7 9JR
• Cleator Moor Local Links, Cleator Moor Library, Market Square, Cleator Moor.
• Asante Sana Foundation, 88 Senhouse Street, Maryport. CA15 6BS
• Home Group, Anthorne House, Maryport.
• Maryport Library, Lawson street, Maryport CA15 6ND
• Mayfield School, Moresby Road, Whitehaven.
• Moorclose Library, Needham Drive, Workington.
• The Oval Centre, Salterbeck drive, Workington.
• People First, 4-8 Oxford Street, Workington.
• Seaton Library, main road, Seaton, Workington.
• Seaton Pharmacy, 91 Main road, Seaton, Workington.
• Subway, 1-3 Murray Road, Workington, CA14 2AD
• Shackles Off, 1a South parade, Seascale. CA20 1PZ
• Workington leisure centre, Moorclose, Workington. CA14 3SA
• Workington Library, Vulcans lane, Workington. CA14 2ND