Support groups

Alternative Education Company

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 »

Beat Bullying

BeatBullying is all about young people helping and supporting each other online. Read more »

ChildLine

You can contact ChildLine about anything. Read more »

Crimson Hill Support

We are the foremost provider in Somerset of support to people with learning disabilities and complex needs in their own homes. Read more »

Mencap

Mencap is the leading UK charity working with and for people with a learning disability and their parents and carers. Read more »

PROMISE

PROMISE is a Somerset county wide mentoring and advocacy service for young people and children. Read more »

Scope

We work with disabled people and their families. We offer practical support – from information services to education and everyday care. Read more »

Short Breaks

The Resources Team, who are the Short Breaks Team consist of Somerset Supporters and the Children’s Autism Outreach Team. Read more »

Sibs

Sibs is the only UK charity representing the needs of siblings of disabled people. Read more »

Taunton Asperger’s Group

Do you care for someone with Asperger’s Syndrome? If so, you may like to know that the Taunton Asperger’s Group meet monthly and has recently been founded by a group of carers in order to provide mutual support and share information. Read more »