North Somerset

  • Free parenting courses in North Somerset Courses for helping you cope with children of all ages. Helping mums and dads find ways to tackle tricky situations , boosting their skills and meeting other parents. “The course wasn’t at all patronising. It helped me to think about ways to cope better with my child’s problems and it was nice to meet other parents too. I felt shy at first but it was quite fun” (Parent) 

  • North Somerset Online Directory Find children’s centres, activities and advice on mental wellbeing including a directory of local services 

  • Wellspring Counselling offer free counselling for ages 11-18 years in North Somerset tel  01275 810879.

  • Bridging the Gap Together offer signposting and occasional parenting courses such as “Dealing with challenging behaviour” for North Somerset 

  • JHF (The Jack Hazeldine Foundation) in Portishead an amazing project offering young people who have suffered trauma in childhood the chance of being mentored. by some inspiring volunteers.

  • SAS substance advice service for young people based in Weston-Super-Mare. Can provide information to young people or their families on drugs and alcohol . Young people can refer themselves by phoning.