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Safe Beds

Safe Beds provides a safe and supportive environment in a home setting for individuals living within Peterborough, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes, and Northumberland Counties. A short-term stay is available to all genders 16 years of age and older. The Safe Bed stay assists individuals to decrease or alleviate their crisis through services that are sensitive to individual needs.

Safe Beds are a non-medical facility and of no cost to the individual.

Individuals may self-refer to this program by calling 705-745-6484. Community partners can refer individuals to Safe Beds by completing the form below.

Click here to download a PDF of the referral form. Completed forms can be emailed to

Safe Beds Referral Form

Client Name(Required)
MM slash DD slash YYYY
What do you hope to gain from a referral to short term, intensive mental health/crisis support in a residential setting?
What supports does the client have in place? (Formal and informal) What do these supports do for the client?
Name of Referrer(Required)
MM slash DD slash YYYY

Note: If you have a concern, please see our Complaints and Concerns page or contact the program manager, Deb Sandeman.

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