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North Somerset

FRIEND- Community Mental Health Resource Centre

FRIEND (North Somerset) Ltd.
39 Oxford Street
North Somerset
BS23 1TN

Tel: 01934 622292.

Drop-in Weston-super-Mare
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
12.00 to 16.00
Please contact W-s-M Centre Worker,
Caroline on 01934 622292
Email [email protected]

Drop-in Clevedon
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
12.00 to 16.00

Please contact Clevedon Centre Worker
Becci on 01275 342368
Email [email protected]

Our staff team currently numbers 8, including Centre Workers, Mental Health Advocates, Borderline Personality Disorder Worker and Finance and Administrative Workers

Friend's Drop-In services at Weston-super-Mare and Clevedon offer Members a safe place where they can relax in the knowledge that it is a confidential environment where they will not be judged or stigmatised because of their mental health issues.

Friend provides a range of therapeutic activities and group sessions. Please contact us to find out what is available in Clevedon and/or Weston.

  • Art and Craft
  • Yoga
  • Complementary Therapies
  • (Indian Head Massage, Reflexology, Massage, Aromatherapy)
  • Swimming
  • Bowling
  • Computer Access
  • Annual Members Trip
  • (Trips to the seaside, cities, Amusement Parks etc)
  • Citizens Advice Bureau Appointment
  • (Help with legal, money and other problems)
  • Health Walks
  • Battle Against Tranquillisers
  • (Information and Advice Appointments about medication)
  • Gardening
  • Creative Writing
  • Education Trips
  • Music
  • Skills Workshops

Statutory Advocacy
Friend is contracted to provide statutory independent mental health advocacy (funded NHS) and independent mental capacity advocacy (funded North Somerset Council).

People who are new to Friend need to book an appointment with a Worker to discuss what we can offer.

Self Referral


North Somerset

North Somerset Community Partnership

PO Box 237
Tickenham Road
North Somerset
BS21 9AX

Telephone: 01275 546800
Opening hours: Monday - Thursday 9 - 5, Friday 9 - 4.30

This service is for any adults over the age of 18 experiencing mental illness or mental impairment.

Our Mental Health service provides support, advice and signposting to health and social care professionals.
The Mental Health service undertakes joint assessments with other organisations of patients with highly complex needs.

Referrals from health and social care professionals via our Community Rapid Response and Community Teams.
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North Somerset

Second Step

0117 909 6630
[email protected]

The team at Second Step is made up of people with a shared desire and determination to deliver recovery and wellbeing opportunities for people with mental health problems to enable them to achieve their hopes and ambitions.

We provide housing and support services to hundreds of people. Our focus is on helping people find strategies to cope with their problems, to gain independence and achieve their ambitions. We work with people at their pace, helping them remain in control of their recovery journey.

  • Supported Housing
  • Bed & Breakfast Support
  • Floating Support: Resettlement and Tenancy Support
  • Intensive Tenancy Support (ITS)
  • Positive Step
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