“After early retirement I wondered what I was going to do with myself. I started to volunteer with Safer Places and never looked back. The satisfaction I get from the work as well as from having a great time is brilliant.”

“Working as a volunteer at Safer Places has been fantastic. I have developed new skills and really enjoyed being part of a great team delivering an important service. It definitely helped me get the paid job I have now, which I love”

"Working with Safer Places has been amazing, the access to training and the support that I've had has really helped me develop my confidence and know i'm helping to support people in refuge - it's what I've always wanted to do"