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  • The Barn

    Community centre hosting local community groups. Hold a range of information leaflets. A range of partner agencies deliver services from The Barn, including North Somerset Council Children’s Centre and Liberata.

    Great Western Road Clevedon BS21 6HB
    Contact Info
    t: 01275 343990
  • For All Healthy Living Centre

    Based in South Ward of Weston Super Mare. Houses GP practice, community library with IT facilities, free Wifi access, Weston College courses, other local services.

    68 Lonsdale Avenue Weston-super-Mare BS23 3SJ
    Contact Info
    t: 01934 427 426 e: info@forallhlc.org
  • Information Station

    One stop advice centre with 3 different organisations offering services under one roof. Partnership of Alliance Homes, Westonworks and Credit Union. Surgeries with Liberata, CAB, Age UK and IT training.

    5-7 St Andrews Parade Bournville Weston-super-Mare BS23 3SS
    Contact Info
    t: 0300 111 3012
  • LGBT Drop-In

    Weekly drop-in, led by North Somerset LGBT Forum and supported by Alliance Homes.

    Provides a safe environment for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community to come together to support each other. Held at the Healthy Living Centre every Friday 3pm-5pm.

    Healthy Living Centre Bournville Weston-super-Mare BS23 3SJ
  • LA Coffee Stop

    Provides a meeting place for the local community of Long Ashton on Monday to Friday mornings.

    Long Ashton Community Centre, Keedwell Hill Long Ashton BS41 9DR
    Contact Info
    t: 01275 393570

    Suitable for: People living in Long Ashton

  • The Meeting Point

    A community hub, where people of all ages can meet to socialise (with tea, coffee and cake) and access a range of services and support – Somerset Savings & Loans (Credit Union) and Support Alliance run drop-ins. Also internet access for those wishing to use it or to be helped to use it, access to Advice North Somerset and vouchers for the Clevedon Foodbank and its distribution centre in Nailsea. Backwell Parish Hall every Tuesday from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.

    Backwell Parish Hall Backwell BS48 3HW
    Contact Info
    t: 01275 462471

    Suitable for: Everyone, particularly those living in Backwell

  • Multicultural Friendship Association

    To promote friendship and understanding between people of different cultures, to help develop social networks and to share traditions and culture.

    We are open to everyone and actively encourage and assist our members to integrate into the local community to prevent isolation.

    BS23 1JY
    Contact Info
    t: 07587 335963
  • Nightjar Pub

    We are a community pub – we offer help and support where we can and signpost people to the right organisation. We do not have a website but we can be contacted through Facebook – “The Nightjar”.

    14 Nightingale Court Mead Court Weston-super-Mare BS22 8SX
    Contact Info
    t: 01934 510455
  • North Somerset BME Network

    Work with people who are socially excluded on the grounds of their ethnic origin and to assist them to integrate into society and to promote racial harmony.

    12 Orchard Place Weston-super-Mare BS23 1QP
    Contact Info
    t: 01934 414455 e: office@ns-bmenetwork.org
  • Pill Resource Centre

    Local centre for information, advice and guidance. Hosts a number of advice surgeries including CAB, Liberata and Wards. Access to PCs and IT training offered.

    4 Baltic Place Pill BS20 0EJ
    Contact Info
    t: 01275 375670 e: pillresource@yahoo.co.uk

    Suitable for: Everyone, particularly local residents

  • Portishead Youth Centre

    We are a community centre by day offering pre-school activities and a community café; and a youth facility by night, providing activities as well as information and advice on a range of topics.

    Harbour Road Portishead BS20 7DD
    Contact Info
    t: 01275 842461 e: portishead.y.c@btconnect.com

    Suitable for: Children and young people

  • Positive Step

    Offer support for people with common mental health difficulties – including advice about self-help, counselling and a variety of courses.

    Coast Resource Centre Diamond Batch Weston-super-Mare BS24 7FY
    Contact Info
    t: 0800 688 8010 e: awp.positivestep@nhs.net

    Suitable for: People with mental health issues

  • Somewhere to Go

    Drop-in service for homeless people, including people who are sleeping rough and those at risk of homelessness. Breakfast and lunch, tea and coffee, showers, clothing store. CAB advice sessions Fridays. Signposting to specialist services. Outreach by other related services also provided at the centre.

    St Johns Church Hall 4-6 Boulevard Weston-super-Mare BS23 1NA
    Contact Info
    t: 01934 641880 (Mon, Weds & Fri)

    Suitable for: Homeless people over the age of 18 and those who are vulnerable.

  • Weston-super-Mare Foodbank

    Provides a minimum of 3 days emergency food and support to local people in crisis. Care professionals such as doctors, health visitors, social workers, CAB and police identify people in crisis and issue them with a foodbank voucher. Foodbank clients bring their voucher to a foodbank centre where it can be redeemed for three days emergency food. Volunteers meet clients over a cup of tea or free hot meal and are able to signpost people to agencies able to solve the longer-term problem. Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11.00-2.30pm.

    88 High Street Weston-super-Mare BS23 1EF
    Contact Info
    t: 01934 708906 e: info@wsm.foodbank.org.uk

    Suitable for: Everyone

  • 1 in 4

    Community mental health resource centres in Weston Super Mare and Clevedon. Facilities include drop-in, counselling, advocacy and groups. Formerly known as Friend.

    39 Oxford Street Weston-super-Mare BS23 1TN
    Contact Info
    t: 01934 622292 e: admin@friendcmhrc.com

    Suitable for: People with mental health issues

  • North Somerset Children’s Centres

    The 14 Children’s Centres across North Somerset provide services for under 5’s and their families. These include ‘stay and play’ sessions, health visitor drop ins, ante natal classes, advice and guidance, family support, parenting groups.

  • Chaplaincy About Town

    A free Christian listening service for anyone who needs someone to talk to. Confidential. Can signpost people to specialist organisations.

    67 Meadow Street Weston-super-Mare BS23 1QL
    Contact Info
    t: 01934 643533

    Suitable for: Everyone

  • Youth Employment Service

    The Youth Employment Service provides support for young people aged 14 to 19 (or up to 25 in certain cases), helping you access employment education or training. We will help you take responsibility for your decisions about your career. Drop-in sessions are available at the Town Hall and Jobcentre Plus in Weston-Super-Mare. For more information please call us on 01275 884 443.

    Contact Info
    t: 01275 884 443 e: yes@n-somerset.gov.uk

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  • MIND

    Provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. Large section on information and support about types of mental health problems, drugs and treatment, helping someone else, legal rights, guide to support and services and a Helpline.

    Contact Info
    t: 0300 123 3393 (9am-6pm, Mon-Fri) e: info@mind.org.uk

    Suitable for: People affected by mental health issues

  • Well Aware

    A signposting and information service for health and wellbeing organisations and events across Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Bath & North East Somerset and Somerset. No longer covers North Somerset but has information of use to people living in the area.

    Contact Info
    t: 0808 808 5252

    Suitable for: Everyone

  • Voluntary Action North Somerset (VANS)

    VANS works to ensure communities can be self-sustaining. They offer help to set up or develop a community or voluntary group in or for the benefit of North Somerset resident. They also run the North Somerset Volunteer Centre, which helps people to find out about a variety of volunteering opportunities in their area and provides a brokerage service to help groups and organisations to recruit volunteers.

    Note: VANS has now moved from the Badger Centre to Weston Court on Oldmixon Crescent in Weston-super-Mare.

    Weston Court Oldmixon Crescent Weston-super-Mare BS24 9AU
    Contact Info
    t: 01934 416486

    Suitable for: Everyone

  • Healthwatch North Somerset

    Local independent voice for health and social care services.  Healthwatch North Somerset gives the people of North Somerset a powerful voice locally and nationally. At a local level, Healthwatch North Somerset works to help local people get the best out of their local health and social care services.

    3rd Floor The Sion Crown Glass Place Nailsea BS48 1RB
    Contact Info
    t: 01275 851 400 e: contact@healthwatchnorthsomerset.co.uk


  • John Penrose MP

    MP for Weston-super-Mare. John holds weekly surgeries in and around Weston, Worle and the villages to discuss any concerns or problems that residents may have. To arrange an appointment please contact Melissa Poole in John’s Weston office.

    24-26 Alexandra Parade Weston-super-Mare BS23 1QX
    Contact Info
    t: 01934 613841 e: melissa@johnpenrose.org

    Suitable for: Weston-super-Mare Constituents

  • Liam Fox MP

    MP for North Somerset. Liam is contactable by phone, post or email. He also holds fortnightly surgeries in various locations.

    House of Commons London SW1A 0AA
    Contact Info
    t: 020 7219 4198 e: douglasi@parliament.uk

    Suitable for: Woodspring Constituents

  • Who is my MP?

    There are two Members of Parliament in North Somerset, Liam Fox and John Penrose. If you are unsure of the name of your MP, use this search tool to find out.

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