Provides independent, free, impartial and confidential advice on work – including your rights, how to resolve problems and redundancy. Face-to-face sessions are held in Weston-super-Mare, Nailsea, Portishead, Clevedon and Pill. Telephone advice line available.
3-6 Wadham StreetWeston-super-MareBS23 1JY
The transition from service to civilian life can be full of questions. This Service offers support, advice and guidance in a number of key areas such as housing, benefits, education, monetary issues, health and training. A drop-in service is being established in Clevedon on Thursday mornings.
3-6 Wadham StreetWeston-super-mareBS23 1JY
Self help from Citizens Advice (formerly known as Adviceguide) about employment. Having a job is an essential part of most people's lives. When you are in work, you can be faced with many difficult issues, so it is essential to know what your rights are. Here you can find out more about those rights and how to solve problems. There is also information on what help is available if you're looking for work.
Maternity Action, offers information to parents about their rights at work and information about benefits; they can also advise employers about managing pregnant women and new parents. The website has a range of factsheets and some are availing in the following languages: Spanish, Polish and Portuguese.
Information for working parents and carers on their employment rights, Tax Credits and in-work benefits, maternity and paternity leave, flexible working options and maternity discrimination. This includes a section especially for parents of disabled children. There is an advice helpline and information resources on the website.
workSMART is a TUC site, helping today's working people get the best from work. Visit now for our free comprehensive, plain-English guides to all aspects of your employment rights, your health at work, and pay and pensions, as well as a jargonbuster to explain technical terms and an interactive trade union finder.
A national charity with local reach. Our Bristol team has deep roots in the local community, which helps us to best meet the needs of our blind and partially sighted service users. Provides a number of services including help with filling forms and employment issues.
Provides specialist information, support, advice, assessment and services to carers across North Somerset. Services include information days, support groups, arts & crafts, day trips, awareness raising, GP drop-ins, counselling, advocacy, day centre activities, specialist packages of care and support for young and young adult carers.
The Carers Centre
1 Graham RoadWeston-super-MareBS23 1YA
The Support Alliance provides flexible and responsive support to vulnerable people with housing related support needs and is committed to empowering customers to develop the skills and confidence to live independently. Available to people who live in North Somerset, Floating Support can be provided irrespective of their landlord or tenure and is focussed on the individual and their support needs. Drop-ins are held around North Somerset. For an up-to-date list, visit this page.
There are three partnerships - Support Alliance, Older Persons Support Alliance and Crossroads Alliance.
Support blind and partially sighted people and helping them to remain independent by offering practical and emotional support, help with claiming benefits to which they are entitled, reducing loneliness and isolation via our social clubs and befrienders, representing people with sensory loss in the design and delivery of our services and ensure their voice is heard.