About Us

Who We Are

Safe places Uganda- Foundation is a social enterprise aimed at improving the mental health of the people in Uganda through various Advocacy initiatives and provision of mental Health services

OUR VISION :

An inclusive society where rights of persons with Mental Health illness and related challenges are respected and they enjoy better health care and quality of life

OUR MISSION:

To improve the Mental Health and wellbeing of children and youth in Uganda

OUR GOAL:

To build a society that values Mental Health and is free of any Related stigma.

OUR VALUES:
Dignity : We believe that persons with Mental Health challenges need to be respected, supported and included in society
Always Hopeful: We believe in the possibility of recovery from all illnesses even the lifelong mental illnesses
Youth and children centered: We believe that children and young people with Mental Health challenges have high potential to contribute to the sustainable development of the country if given the right support.
Anti-Stigma: We will challenge any stigma towards people with mental health challenges and promote positive attitudes to mental health.
Partnership: We are committed to partnerships and collaborations with government agencies, International development organizations, NGOs, various service providers, patrons, and well wishers
OUR CORE OBJECTIVES:
■ To advocate for increased access to quality mental health care services in Uganda.
■ To generate information through research and situation analyses in Mental Health and related topical issues to inform good evidence based interventions and programming.
■ To advocate for;
  1. increased access to quality mental health care services,
  2. increased Early childhood Development(ECD) initiatives,
  3. a supportive mental Health legal regulatory framework and
  4. a stigma free society in Uganda.
■ To provide treatment and Rehabilitation for mental illnesses, Alcohol, Tobacco and Substance addictions, as well as psychosocial support to persons and communities affected.
■ To provide legal advisory in the mental Health sphere and create strategic partnerships for the betterment of Mental Health in Uganda
■ To develop and strengthen systems and procedures for improved delivery of Mental Health services in Uganda.