SOS Bus NI trains and equips volunteers to create Safe Spaces on the streets of Belfast.
Since 2007 SOS Volunteers have supported 379,723 clients.
SOS Bus NI is a volunteered centred organisation, we are committed to delivering services in partnership.
Our programmes are co-designed, developed and evaluated with volunteers, clients and our multi agency partners.
SOS Volunteers have provided over 16,232 crisis interventions. Volunteers are trained to provide:
Mental Health Intervention
Place of Safety
Signposting and Referrals
Transport to A & E or safe place
Victims of assault
Clients at risk of or experiencing homelessness
Those in fear of violence or crime
In need of listening ear support
Injured or unwell
Victims of substance misuse
Lonely or isolated
The presence of SOS on the streets eases pressure on the PSNI, emergency departments, NIAS and Belfast City Council allowing them to focus their time and effort on more serious and pressing issues. Our highly visible presence creates Safer Streets.
People helped by our trained volunteers
Vulnerable people brought to A&E