Residential placements

For those, unable to manage to live independently in the community, residential placement may be the answer. Lists of registered care homes in Somerset and adjoining counties, licensed to care for individuals with autism and associated conditions are provided below. Only in exceptional cases will public funding be available for out of county placements.

18 Stanway Close

Stanway Close offers autism specific residential services. It has 4 independent living flats together with a communal lounge and an independent flat which is kept for emergency/respite use. Read more »

190 Greenway Road

Stanway Close offers autism specific residential services. It has has 3 bedrooms, all of which are en-suite, together with a communal lounge. Read more »

Apple Tree House

Apple Tree House offers autism specific residential services. It is a family style, four bed home is located near the popular coastal town of Burnham-On-Sea. Read more »


Hilltop in Weston-super-Mare is an autism specific care home that caters for people who are aged sixteen to forty. Read more »

Holly Tree Cottage

Holly Tree Cottage is a seven-bed home for young adults which provides a very ‘homely’ environment for six young men, all in their late teens or early twenties, and is a hive of constant activity. 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 »

Looked after Somerset

Looked after Somerset provides information and advice for children and young people who are in care in Somerset. Read more »

Somerset in Care Council

Somerset in Care Council (SiCC) is a group of young people in care, both those who live with foster parents and in residential centres. Read more »