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 www.nscab.org.uk
North Somerset Council: information on support for cost of living, energy and heating concerns
The Food Hub Pillfoodhub@gmail.com
Facebook: Pill Food Bank Hub – for those in food poverty.
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
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:
Alzheimer’s Society supporting people living with dementia, and
www.alzheimers.org.uk 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. www.ageuk.org.uk/somerset
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 www.wearewithyou.org.uk