Accessing benefits

DIAL Weston and North Somerset

DIAL (Disability Information Advice Line) Weston and North Somerset is a disabled led voluntary organisation which offers free, impartial and confidential disability information and support to people in the North Somerset area. Read more »

Improving access to social care for adults with autism


This guide is primarily for frontline, managerial and commissioning staff in the social care sector. Read more »

Sedgemoor Citizens Advice Bureau

Sedgemoor Citizens Advice Bureau offer free, confidential, impartial and independent advice to help people resolve their problems with debt, benefits, employment, housing, discrimination, and many more issues. Read more »

Somerset Family Floating Support Service

Our Floating Support service provides a combination of practical and emotional support. Read more »

The Financial Assessment and Benefits Team

The Financial Assessment and Benefits Team is a partnership between Somerset County Council and the Department of Work and Pensions. Read more »


Turn2us is a charitable service which helps people access the money available to them – through welfare benefits, grants and other help. Read more »

United Response

United Response provides a range of services for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs or physical disabilities. Read more »

Wessex Needs Assessment Centre

The Wessex Needs Assessment Centre (WNAC) provide specialist assessments for students with disabilities and specific learning difficulties (dyslexia), many of whom are eligible for the Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSA). Based within the University of Southampton, but with alternative venues around… Read more »