Need some extra help?

We all need help from time to time. Here are some places to look. Some village groups also provide support too.

Cost of living advice and support:

Advice on Benefits and a wide range of other services: North
Somerset Citizens Advice

North Somerset Council: information on support for cost of living, energy and heating concerns

The Food Hub

Facebook: Pill Food Bank Hub – for those in food poverty.

Mental Health:

Second Step for courses, one to one and crisis support

Vita Minds for talking therapies for anxiety and depression

Off The Record for children and young people

Social Care:

Care Connect North Somerset take enquiries relating to social
care and health services for children, young people, adults, disabled people and carers.
Adults: 01275 888801. Children: 01275 888805. Email:

Older People:

Alzheimer’s Society supporting people living with dementia, and
their carers or call 0300 123 4589.

Community Connect (50+) provides local advice and support
for people over 50, and their carers. 01275 888803 or email

Age UK provides a range of services in North Somerset and
produces a useful guide to later life.

Drug and alcohol support:

We Are With You provides a free, confidential service for anyone
over 18 wanting to cut down their drug or alcohol use, and for friends or family worried about someone else’s drinking or drug use.
Call 01934 427940 or