This section provides links to information about support outside the family home.
The AEC has been established with the primary focus of making a sustained difference to the life chances and social, emotional and physical well-being of disaffected young people. Read more »
Aukids is a quarterly magazine which provides quality, practical advice on autism. Read more »
BeatBullying is all about young people helping and supporting each other online. Read more »
For teenagers with Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism. Meets after school on a Wednesday evening.
Supporting disabled people and carers to have a better quality of life. Read more »
We are the foremost provider in Somerset of support to people with learning disabilities and complex needs in their own homes. Read more »
Frome Music Therapy Centre is private music therapy centre using a humanistic and person-centred approach. Read more »
Horseshoes and Handprints offer sensory contact, fun time and specialist horse riding to children and adults on the autistic spectrum, and / or with neurological disorders, or those suffering mental trauma due to abuse, bullying, bereavement, depression or separation anxiety. Read more »
Mencap is the leading UK charity working with and for people with a learning disability and their parents and carers. Read more »
PROMISE is a Somerset county wide mentoring and advocacy service for young people and children. Read more »
We work with disabled people and their families. We offer practical support – from information services to education and everyday care. Read more »
The Resources Team, who are the Short Breaks Team consist of Somerset Supporters and the Children’s Autism Outreach Team. Read more »
Somerset Rural Youth Project is a voluntary youth work charity working with young people aged 11-25 in rural Somerset. Read more »
Somerset Skills and Learning is one of Somerset’s leading training providers, with over 20 years experience providing skills, training and leisure courses across all districts. Read more »