The Safe Zone is a crisis service for Young People aged 11-17 in Leeds.
It is staffed by experiences Youth Workers and Counsellors from The Market Place who can offer around 40 minutes of emotional and practical support.
They have a social space to unwind and have something to eat. Young People will have 20 minutes after their support session to use any of the resources available in the social space that include games, crafts food and drink.
Safe Zone is open every Monday 7pm-10pm – the last time to drop in to Safe Zone is 9.30pm.
11 to 15 year olds – same day referral needed – this can be a self referral or from parent/carer/professional – details are required of how young people will get to and be picked up from Safe Zone.
11 and 12 year olds will need parental/carer permission to attend safe zone.
16 or 17 year olds – can either drop in or self refer – the latest drop in appointment is 9.30pm
The phone line for referrals opens from 5-6pm every Monday – to make a referral please call 0113 819 8189 – referrals run on a first come first served basis.
Location of Safe Zone is
18a New Market Street,
Leeds, LS1 6DG