Derbyshire Safe Place Scheme

Find a safe place

Safe place. Ask inside for details

The safe place scheme is part of our Hate Crime / Keeping Safe project. It's supported by MacIntyre, Derbyshire police and the Derbyshire Learning Disability Partnership Board.

The scheme aims to stop the bullying and abuse of people with learning disabilities across Derbyshire and help them feel safe and confident when out in the community.

The safe place scheme means that in a town or community there are public places where people with learning disabilities can go if they feel scared, threatened or are in trouble while out and about.

At the moment all Derbyshire libraries are safe places. Most library staff have had safe place training which explains about the scheme, covers communication skills and gives tips on how to provide practical support and help to people with learning disabilities.

Stickers, similar to the picture on this page, are placed in windows of safe places to help people identify them.

We hope to establish more safe places in the near future, hopefully with organisations such as housing offices, leisure centres, shops and local supermarkets joining the scheme. If you represent an organisation that is interested in becoming a safe place, we have more information on how to become a safe place.

Keep Safe cards

Everyone with a learning disability in Derbyshire is advised to carry a keep safe card.

The card will have their name on it and the contact details of the person they would want to be told if they need help, for example, a family member or friend.

If a person with a learning disability is out and about and find that they need help, they can take the card to a safe place to ask for help.

How a safe place helps

If you have a learning disability and feel scared when out and about, places taking part in the safe place scheme will provide you with a temporary place of safety.

The staff at a safe place will support you and contact either the emergency services such as the police or ambulance or the contact number on your keep safe card - whichever is most appropriate.

By working on this project we hope to help you to stay safe and become more confident about going out in your local area.

Get a Keep Safe card

You can apply for a keep safe card online or you can phone Clare Waterfall on tel: 01629 532469 or email:

Tell us about your keep safe card

Even if you already have a keep safe card we'd really like it if you filled in the keep safe card form. This is so we can keep a list of people who have the cards. You just need to tell us who you are and where you got the card (usually your day centre or from your support worker).

Finding a safe place

All Derbyshire libraries are safe places. You can find your nearest safe place using the map on this page.

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Derbyshire Safe Places


  • Age UK - 32, High St, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 7DR


  • Air Ambulance Charity Shop - 2 Institute Lane, Alfreton , Derbyshire, DE55 7BQ


  • Alfreton Leisure Centre - Reception Area, Church Street, Alfreton, DE55 7BD
  • Alfreton Library - Severn Square, Alfreton, DE55 7BQ
  • Sadies Cafe - 1 Central Road, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 7BH
  • Specsavers - 2 , Institute Lane, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 7BQ



  • Air Ambulance Charity Shop - 9 , Portland Square, Bakewell, DE45 1HA
  • Bagshaws Residential - Bagshaws Residential, Bridge St, Bakewell, DE45 1DS
  • Bakewell Gift and Bear Shop - Matlock St, Bakewell, DE45 1EE
  • Bakewell Library - Granby Road, Bakewell, DE45 1ES
  • Bakewell Medical Centre - Medical Centre, Butts Road, Bakewell, DE45 1ED
  • Bakewell Pet Supplies - Water Street, Bakewell, DE45 1EW
  • Bakewell Swimming Pool - Bakewell Swimming Pool, Off Granby Road, Bakewell, DE45 1ES
  • Cotswold Outdoors Ltd - Cotswold Outdoors Ltd, Bridge St, Bakewell, DE45 1DS
  • Diamond Court Dental Practice - Diamond Court Dental Practice, Water St, Bakewell, DE45 1EW
  • Newholme Hospital - Baslow Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1AD
  • Stanton Day Unit - Newholme Hospital, Baslow Rd, Bakewell, DE45 1AD
  • The Bakewell Bookshop - 2-4, Matlock St, Bakewell, DE45 1EE


  • Darling Buds - Darling Buds, Nether End, Baslow, DE45 1SR


  • Belper Library - Bridge Street, Belper, DE56 1BA
  • Costa Coffee - 17, King Street, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1PW
  • Riversdale Surgery - 59, Bridge St, Belper, DE56 1AY
  • Whitemoor Centre - 100, John O'Gaunts Way, Belper, DE56 0DB


  • Bolsover Contact Centre - Cotton Street, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S44 6HA
  • Bolsover Library - Church Street, Bolsover, Chesterfield, S44 6HB
  • Castle Street Medical Centre - 2 , Castle Street, Bolsover, S44 6PP


Brampton, Chesterfield

  • Chatsworth Road Medical Centre - Chatsworth Road Medical Centre, Chatsworth Road, Brampton, Chesterfield, S40 3PY


  • Brimington Library - Church Street, Brimington, Chesterfield, S43 1JG
  • The Brimington Surgery - The Brimington Surgery , Church St, Brimington, S43 1JG


  • Age UK - 60, Spring Gardens, Buxton, SK17 6BZ
  • Bright Opportunities - 11a Market Place, Buxton, SK17 6LE
  • Buxton Library - Kents Bank Road, Buxton, SK17 9HW
  • Buxton Pets - 14 , Spring Gardens, Buxton, SK17 6DE
  • Cancer Research UK Buxton - Spring Gardens, Buxton, SK17 6BJ
  • Cavendish Hospital - Manchester Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6TE
  • Grapevine Wellbeing Centre - 15, Scarsdale Place, Buxton, SK17 6EF
  • High Peak Borough Council - Buxton Town Hall, Market Place, Buxton, SK17 6EL
  • P3 High Peak - Ground Floor, 1a Hardwick Mount, Buxton, SK17 6PP
  • University of Derby (Buxton Campus) Security Team - The Security Lodge, University Of Derby - Buxton Campus, Devonshire Road, Buxton, SK17 6RY

Chapel En Le Frith


  • Avenue House - 109, Saltergate Road , Chesterfield, S40 1LE
  • Chesterfield FC Community Trust - The Hub, The Proact Stadium, Chesterfield, S41 8NZ
  • Chesterfield Library - New Beetwell Street, Chesterfield, S40 1QN
  • Chesterfield Museum - St Mary'S Gate, Chesterfield, S41 7TD
  • Lifehouse Church - 90, Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield, S40 2AN
  • MacIntyre Charity - 87, New Square, Chesterfield, S40 1AH
  • Meringue Bakery & Cafe - 284, Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield, S40 2BY
  • Peacock Coffee Lounge - 67, Low Pavements, Chesterfield, S40 1PB
  • Straight Curves Creative - 104 Saltergate, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 1NE
  • The Volunteer Centre Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire - 38 , Knifesmithgate, Chesterfield, S40 1RQ
  • Whittington Moor Surgery - Whittington Moor Surgery, Scarsdale Road, Chesterfield, S41 8NA

Clay Cross

  • Clay cross Library - Kenning Park, Holmegate Road, Clay Cross, Chesterfield, S45 9PH
  • Jacks Interiors Ltd - 79-83, High St, Clay Cross, S45 9LX
  • Posh Fitness and Cafe Bar - 27-37, Market St, Clay Cross, S45 9JE
  • Rykneld Homes - Clay Cross Area Housing Office, Social Centre, Market St, Clay Cross, S45 9JE
  • Sharley Park Leisure Centre - Sharley Park Leisure Centre, Market St, Clay Cross, S45 9LX


  • Ashgate Hospice - Mill Green Way, Clowne, Derbyshire, S43 4LJ
  • Clowne Contact Centre - The Arc Contact Centre, High St, Clowne, Derbyshire, S43 4JY
  • Clowne Library - Recreation Close, Clowne, Chesterfield, S43 4PL
  • The Springs Health Centre - The Springs Health Centre, Recreation Close, Clowne, Derbyshire, S43 4PL



  • Coffee Central Dronfield - High St, Dronfield, S18 1PY
  • Coop - 9 , Greendale Shopping Centre, Green Lane, Dronfield, S18 2LJ
  • Cooperative Dronfield - 84, Hartington Road, Dronfield, S18 2LF
  • Dronfield Library - Manor House, High Street, Dronfield, S18 1PY
  • Dronfield Sports Centre - Civic Centre, Beechwood Road, Dronfield, S18 1PD
  • Oaks Community Church - 2-4, Lea Road, Dronfield, S18 1SY
  • Rykneld Homes - Dronfield One Stop Shop, Dronfield Sports Centre, Civic Centre, Dronfield, S18 1PD


  • Appletree Medical Practice - 47a, Town Street, Duffield, DE56 4GG
  • Duffield Library - Wirksworth Road, Duffield, Belper, DE56 4GH


  • Eckington Library - Market Street, Eckington, S21 4JG
  • Eckington Swimming Pool - Swimming Pool, Gosber Street, Eckington, S21 4DA
  • Landmarks College - Littlemoor House, Eckington, S21 4EF
  • Rykneld Homes - Eckington Area Housing Office, Eckington Swimming Pool, Gosber Street, Eckington, S21 4DA



  • Gamesley Library - Gamesley Primary School, Grindleford Grove, Gamesley, Glossop, SK13 6HW


  • Anna Perena - 20 , Norfolk Street, Glossop, SK13 8BS
  • Bradbury Community House - Reception, Bradbury Community House , Market Street , Glossop, SK13 8AR
  • Glossop Library - Victoria Hall, Talbot Street, Glossop, SK13 7DQ
  • Lighthouse Charity Shop - 31, High Street West, Glossop, SK13 8AZ
  • Rowcliffes Estate Agents - 26, High Street West, Glossop, SK13 8BH
  • Willow Wood Hospice Charity Shop - 57, High Street West, Glossop, SK13 8AZ

Grangewood, Chesterfield

  • Royal Primary Care - The Grange Family Health Centre - The Grange Family Health Centre, Stubbing Road, Grangewood, Chesterfield, S40 2HP



  • Hasland Medical Centre - Jepson Road, Hasland, S41 ONZ



  • Florence Shipley Community Care Centre - Florence Shipley, Market Place, Heanor, DE7 7AA
  • Heanor Library - Ilkeston Road, Heanor, DE75 7DX
  • William Gregg Leisure Centre - William Gregg Leisure Centre, Hands Road, Heanor, DE75 7HA


  • Holmewood Library - Heath Road, Holmewood, Chesterfield, S42 5RB
  • MacIntyre Holmewood - Holmewood Community Centre, Heath Rd, Holmewood, S42 5RB


  • Arena Hope Shop - 22, Market Place, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5QA
  • Gladstone House Surgery - Gladstone House Surgery, Gladstone Street West, Ilkeston, DE7 5QS
  • Ilkeston Library - Market Place, Ilkeston, DE7 5RN


  • Royal Primary Care -Inkersall Family Health Centre - Inkersall Family Health Centre, Attlee Road, Inkersall, S43 3ST


  • Killamarsh Library - Village Centre, Sheffield Road, Killamarsh, S21 1DY
  • Rykneld Homes - Killamarsh Area Housing Office, Stanley Street, Killamarsh, S21 1EL


  • Rhubarb Farm - Rhubarb Farm, Hardwick Street, Langwith, Derbyshire, NG20 9DR

Long Eaton

  • Job Centre Plus - Job Centre Plus, Fletcher Street, Long Eaton, NG10 1JU
  • Long Eaton Health Centre - Midland Street, Long Eaton, Nottinghamshire, NG10 1RY
  • Long Eaton Library - Tamworth Road, Long Eaton, NG10 1JG
  • Specsavers Long Eaton - 4-6, High Street, Long Eaton, NG10 1LN
  • The Cheesecake Shop - 21 , Market Place, Long Eaton, NG10 1JL
  • The Petersham Centre - 56-60, Petersham Road, Long Eaton, NG10 4DD


  • Cornerstone Christian Bookshop - Dale Road, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3LT
  • Crown Cards - 22, Crown Square, Matlock, DE4 3AT
  • Derbsyhire Dales District Office - Town Hall, Bank Road, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3NN
  • Derbyshire Record Office - Derbyshire Record Office, New St, Matlock, DE4 3FE
  • Lighthouse Charity Shop - Lymn House 40, Crown Square, Matlock, DE4 3AT
  • Lime Grove Medical Centre - Lime Grove Walk, Matlock, DE4 3FD
  • Matlock Library - Steep Turnpike, Matlock, DE4 3DP
  • Peak Paws and Claws - Bakewell Rd, Matlock, DE4 3AU
  • Whitworth Hospital - 330, Bakewell Rd, Matlock, DE4 2JD



  • Sainsburys - Derby Road, Melbourne , Derbyshire, DE73 8FE


  • The Melbourne Cobbler - 30, Market Place, Melbourne, DE73 8DS

New Mills

  • Arden House Medical Practice - Arden House, Sett Close, New Mills, SK22 4AQ
  • New Mills Library - Hall Street, New Mills, High Peak, SK22 4AR
  • Revive Coffee Shop - 50, Market St, New Mills, SK22 4AA


  • Newbold Library - Windermere Road, Newbold, Chesterfield, S41 8DU
  • Newbold Surgery - 3 , Windermere Road , Newbold, S41 8DU

North Wingfield

  • North Wingfield Medical Centre - Medical Centre, Chesterfield Road, North Wingfield, S42 5ND
  • Rykneld Homes - North Wingfield One Stop Shop, Community Resource Centre, Whiteleas Ave, North Wingfield, S42 5PW
  • St Lawrence Road Surgery - 17-19, St Lawrence Road, North Wingfield, S42 5LH

Old Whittington


  • Overseal Surgery - Hallcroft Avenue, Overseal, DE12 6JF



  • Repton Health Centre - Askew Grove, Repton, Derbyshire, DE65 6SH


  • Amber Trust Ripley - 7-11, Wellington Street, Ripley, DE5 3EH
  • Amber Valley Borough Council - Town Hall, Market Pl, Ripley, DE5 3BT
  • Dales Discounts - 36, Oxford St, Ripley, DE5 3AL
  • Derbyshire Autism Service - 3a, Wellington Street, Ripley, DE5 3HH
  • Disability Derbyshire Coalition for Inclusive Living - DCIL, Park Road, Ripley, DE5 3EF
  • Ripley Leisure Centre - Reception Area, Derby Road, Ripley, DE5 3HR
  • Ripley Library - Grosvenor Road, Ripley, DE5 3JE
  • Specsavers - 22, Oxford St, Ripley, DE5 3AL



  • Cooperative Food - 2-26, Victoria St, Shirebrook, NG20 8AG
  • Jacarada Stores Ltd - 74, Recreation Road, Shirebrook, NG20 8JY
  • Kissingate Leisure Centre - Leisure Centre, Park Road, Shirebrook, NG20 8JQ
  • Market Pharmacy (Shires Pharmacies Ltd) - 56-60 , Victoria St, Shirebrook, NG20 8AQ
  • Shirebrook Christian Centre - 18-26 , Main Street, Shirebrook, NG20 8DG
  • Shirebrook Contact Centre - 2a, Main Street, Shirebrook, Derbyshire, NG20 8AW
  • Shirebrook Library - 19 Patchwork Row, Shirebrook, NG20 8AL
  • Shirebrook Town Council Office - 54, Patchwork Row, Shirebrook, NG20 8AL
  • Willow Tree Family Farm - Willow Tree Farm, Langwith Road, Shirebrook, NG20 8TF


  • Somercotes Library - Somerlea Park Junior School, Bank Street, Somercotes, Alfreton, DE55 4JE
  • Somercotes Medical Centre - 22, Nottingham Rd, Somercotes, DE55 4JJ

South Normanton

  • South Normanton Contact Centre - The Hub, Shiners Way, South Normanton, Derbyshire, DE55 2AA
  • South Normanton Library - The Hub, Shiners Way, South Normanton, Alfreton, DE55 2AA


  • Royal Primary Care -Rectory Road Medical Centre - Rectory Road Medical Centre, Rectory Road, Staveley, S43 3UZ
  • Staveley Library - Hall Lane, Staveley, Chesterfield, S43 3TP
  • The Healthy Living Centre - Go Active Leisure Centre, Barlow Road, Staveley, Derbyshire, S43 3XR


  • Dean and Smedley Pharmacy - West St, Swadlincote, DE11 9DG
  • Gresleydale Healthcare Centre - Gresleydale Healthcare Centre, Glamorgan Way, Swadlincote, DE11 9JT
  • People Express - The Old Pressing Shop, West Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 9DG
  • Sainsburys Swadlincote - Sainsburys, Civic Way, Swadlincote, DE11 0AD
  • South Derbyshire CVS - 46-48, Grove Street, Swadlincote, DE11 9DD
  • South Derbyshire District Council - Civic Offices, Civic Way, Swadlincote, Derbsyhire, DE11 0AH
  • Swadlincote Library - Civic Way, Swadlincote, DE11 0AD


  • Tideswell Library - St John'S Institute, St John'S Road, Tideswell, Buxton, SK17 8NE
  • Tideswell Surgery - Tideswell Surgery, Parke Road, Tideswell, SK17 18NS

Whaley Bridge




  • Hannage Brook Medical Centre - Medical Centre, Hannage Way, Wirksworth, DE4 4JG
  • Wirksworth Library - Town Hall, Wirksworth, Matlock, DE4 4EU