Support Services



Macmillan provides support for anyone affected by cancer. Find out what to expect, get information, practical advice and support, hear from experts and read about other people’s experiences


Cancer Support UK

Cancer Support UK provide practical and emotional support to people with cancer, during and after the treatment period.

Mental Health


The Talking Therapies Counselling service offers a wide range of treatments for adults 18yrs and over who are registered with a GP surgery in the Somerset area.


Kooth provide free, safe and anonymous online support for young people aged 10-18yrs.


Somerset Drug and Alcohol Service

Somerset Drug and Alcohol Service (SDAS) treats young people and adults that have a problem with drugs and alcohol.


Smoke free

Smoke Free is provided by the NHS as free support to assist with giving up smoking.


NHS Choices

NHS Choices offers a 12 week weight loss guide, combined with advice on healthier eating and physical activity.

Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK is the leading UK charity for people affected by diabetes.


Alzheimer’s Society

The Alzheimer's Society make a commitment to be available to every person who receives a diagnosis. We want everyone affected by dementia to know that, whatever you are going through wherever you are, whoever you are, you can turn to Alzheimer’s Society for support, help and advice.


National Dementia Helpline: 0300 2221122

Elderly Care

Somerset Community Connect

Provide advice and support to help people live as independently as possible in their own homes. To contact Somerset Community Connect, call: 0300 123 2224


Somerset Carers Service

Somerset Carers Service can help link to you groups and events in your area, to find facts and information that will help the person you are caring for with their particular needs. Here you will find specific support for your unique situation; and our Carers Agents are on hand to help and guide you.


Red Cross

The Red Cross provide short-term loans of wheelchairs and toilet aids.

Health & Wellbeing

There are a number of voluntary services available locally that can help you find activities, groups or services in the community to support your health and wellbeing.

Visit SPARK Somerset and Wellbeing South Somerset to find out more.