Who are we? 

Sanctuary in Barnet is a short-term crisis intervention and prevention service. We are open every day of the year, 4:30pm-10pm weekdays and 12-6pm weekends. We act as an A&E and Emergency services alternative, providing support to individuals in the Barnet Borough aged 18+. We understand that reaching out for support is difficult, but we are here when you are ready 

What do we do? 

Our trained mental health professionals specialise in crisis de-escalation and prevention. If someone is appropriate for our service, we offer an Initial Assessment with a Support worker and a follow up Support/Safety Planning session which may include the following: 

  • Safety Plans
  • Utilising our helpline, which can provide immediate support & Crisis De-escalation
  • Access to drop in sessions
  • One to One follow up sessions with a support worker, either over the phone, online or at our hub in Finchley
  • Building your support network through signposting and referrals
  • Education, information & advice

Even if our service isn’t the right one for you; we will try to find the right one with you. 

How to contact us/refer to us?

For self referrals:  

Either call us on 0208 343 5704 or email us at sanctuarybarnet@mindeb.org.uk 

For professionals:  

Please refer by completing this form and sending it to our email address