We have a range of options to help local authorities and companies work towards or maintain the Purple Flag initiative and make cities safer at night!


  • Reduce the risk of physical / sexual assaults by helping vulnerable people
  • Helping those suffering the effects of alcohol consumption or drug misuse
  • Providing medical assistant, treatment and advice
  • Supporting individuals to alternative pathways of care
  • Reducing waiting times of ambulances - keeping your staff to do their job!
  • Reduction in crime and disorder

Medical Support

Our city centre treatment units in the heart of the city centre provide immediate assessment and treatment; this reduces the demands on both the ambulance service and the local accident and emergency department. 

Decrease NHS and local policing impact 

We also provide: 
Alcohol Reception Centres 
Response Services 
Alternative Resource Ambulances 
Venue Medical/First Aid Services

Health Promotion

Health promotion and education is a key part of tackling the negative effects. Many people don't know how or where to access support! 

Helping those suffering the effects of alcohol consumption or drug misuse 

We also provide: 
Drug and Alcohol help (based around a harm reduction philosophy). 
Shelter, rest and recuperation. 
Onward referrals to relevant agencies. Needle exchange services


These safe havens can provide low-level alcohol-related medical treatment or act as a more general drop-in centre for people looking for assistance at night 

They can also save police time spent waiting at incidents for the ambulance to arrive and can identify problem premises

 We also provide:
Local information and liaison with services. Rendezvous point for lost and found people.

XL Team Headquarters - Entrance A - Monkton Hall Hospital Site, Monkton Lane, Hebburn, Tyne & Wear, NE32 5NN

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