Our local partners

We are proud to be a part of the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise sector of North Somerset, serving the community as part of a network including the following organisations.

Age UK Somerset provides an independent, confidential and free advice service for older people and their families. Support includes help with benefits and many factsheets.  More >

Alliance Homes offer a wide range of support services to people living in North Somerset with the aim of supporting you to live independent, safe and fulfilled lives.  More >

ACFA is a network of advice centres in Bristol, South Gloucestershire & North Somerset, to improve the quality and provision of free, independent and confidential advice.  More >

Big Worle  is a  community-led initiative which was awarded Lottery funding to enable the area of Worle to become an even better place to live.
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Brigstowe offers specialist, confidential and free support, advice and information to anyone affected by HIV. Its mission is to enhance the quality of life for people living with HIV.  More >

Bristol Mind aims to promote a positive view of mental health and provide services that are accessible, relevant and empowering to the people using them.  More >

Bristol Law Centre provides specialist free legal advice in Bristol and beyond, for people who could not otherwise access justice. Find out how we can help you, or how you can help us.  More >

The Centre for Sustainable Energy is an independent national charity that shares our knowledge and experience to help people change the way they think and act on energy.  More >

Clevedon District Foodbank provides three days' nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to people in the Clevedon area who are referred to them in crisis.  More >

Curo provides support services to a wide range of clients, including homeless young people and families, older and disabled people, and those affected by mental health issues or memory loss.  More >

The Community Justice Fund helps specialist social welfare legal advice organisations cope with the immediate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and for longer-term renewal.  More >

The For All Healthy Living Company, runs the Healthy Living Centre and provides a range of services, facilities and activities for the local community of South Ward in Weston-super-Mare.  More >

Healthwatch North Somerset is the independent champion for people who use health and social care services, by seeking to improve access and changes to services.  More >

Keysteps is a charity which offers bonds instead of rent deposits to the homeless of North Somerset who are looking to the private sector for accommodation.  More >

Home-Start North Somerset offers free, confidential support, friendship and practical help to parents in North Somerset, by means of parent-to-parent support. More >

The Legal Aid Agency provides civil and criminal legal aid and advice in England and Wales to help people deal with their legal problems. More >

Money Advice West is a partnership established in 2006 with the vision to help people who have money and debt problems in Bristol and the surrounding areas.  We consist of 7 advice agencies who understand that money can affect many areas of your life and we offer expert support to help you with any money worries. More >

Multicultural Friendship Association is a small voluntary, charitable organisation promoting friendship, mutual respect and understanding between people of different cultures living in Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding areas.  More >

MPs can help with issues that are the responsibility of UK Parliament. We have two MPs in the North Somerset area. Dr Liam Fox is the MP for North Somerset. John Penrose is the MP for Weston-super-Mare.

Nailsea Disability Initiative is a registered charity, run entirely by a group of friendly and hard working volunteers. Our office and drop-in centre is in the shopping precinct in the centre of Nailsea. We provide free information and advice to the public. If you, a friend or relative, has an issue of concern, relating to disability, we are here to help. More >

North Somerset BME Network aims to promote social, education and economic inclusion, promote equality of opportunity and promote good race relations between people of different racial groups. More >

North Somerset Stroke Recovery Service provides high quality information, practical advice and emotional support following a stroke. Whether you are a stroke survivor, carer or family member, we will begin working with you after a stroke. We will continue to provide the support you need, both at home and in the wider community. More >

North Somerset LGBT+ Forum is a locally-based registered charity formed to support members of the LGBT+ community, their friends and families within North Somerset. More >

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Pier Health is a GP partnership in Weston-super-Mare, Worle and local villages. Provides healthcare for over 93,000 patients and shares  expert knowledge, skills and resources across nine GP practices. More >

North Somerset Council Housing Advice Team provides advice and help to prevent homelessness. More >

Quartet Community Foundation brings together people who want to help the local community with projects that make a real difference. Through our donors and the endowment we’ve built together since 1987, we award around a thousand grants each year, supporting hundreds of thousands of people through local frontline charities and voluntary groups. More >

Rethink Mental Illness  & North Somerset Mental Health Floating Support. Offers individual support to people experiencing poor mental health. It is an enabling service which aims to promote increased choice and control for the individual, working to empower and enable clients whilst promoting recovery towards a more independent life. We offer support in Client’s homes and in the wider Community. More >

Second Step is a mental health and housing charity in the South West providing support for those experiencing mental health, or housing difficulties.  More >

SARI provides support and advice to victims of hate, and promotes equality and good relations between people with protected characteristics as defined by law. Most SARI staff have some direct experience of dealing with hate motivated behaviour and all staff have a clear understanding of and commitment to the objectives of SARI. More >

65 High Street in Nailsea is a digital learning centre to support health and wellbeing. More >

SSAFA helps veterans and service personnel, and their families, in the local community. Our commitment is to provide support with experienced, non-judgemental and friendly advice, as well as a variety of practical services which cover a range of social, family and financial issues. More >

Somewhere To Go is a support centre set up specially to help rough sleepers and disadvantaged, vulnerable adults. More >

The University of Bristol Law Clinic provides free advice and support to those unable to obtain legal support from elsewhere under the supervision of Law School staff. More >

Vision North Somerset is a registered charity supporting over 1500 blind and partially sighted people in North Somerset. More >

We Are With You provides free, confidential support with alcohol, drugs or mental health for people over 18, living in North Somerset.  More >

Voluntary Action North Somerset's mission is to represent, empower and develop the Voluntary Sector in North Somerset. We also host the North Somerset Volunteer Centre. More >

We Care Home Improvements provides support to help people to live comfortably and independently at home for as long as they choose, enabling them to enjoy their lives in the surroundings they love. Our support includes specialist advice on home adaptations and accessible bathrooms. More >

Wessex Water - can provide help to customers who are finding it hard to pay their water bills. There are a number of schemes such as spreading the cost of the bill and debt repayment plans. More >

Weston-super-Mare Foodbank provides three days' nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to people in the Weston-super-Mare area who are referred to them in crisis.  More >

Westcountry Savings and Loans is a member owned, not-for-profit co-operative offering a local alternative to traditional banking and credit institutions. More >