Transition into adulthood

From school, or home schooling to college or independent living.


A service for young people with Social Difficulties including Communication, Learning Difficulties, Vulnerability in the Community and / or ASD. Read more »

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 »


Our mission is to help children (aged 6 months to 18 years) with conditions affecting their social, communication and learning abilities. Read more »


You can contact ChildLine about anything. Read more »

Compass Disability Services

Supporting disabled people and carers to have a better quality of life. Read more »

Connect South West Ltd

Connect South West Ltd provides confidential, impartial, high quality Careers Information, Advice and Guidance to young people age 13-19 years old (up to 25 for those with a learning difficulty or disability) in schools and colleges across Somerset. Read more »


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

Mind in Sedgemoor

Mind in Sedgemoor offers help and support to anyone experiencing mental ill-health. Read more »

Options Group

Options Group provides person-centred learning programmes for people with autistic spectrum disorders, which incorporate the elements of care, education and therapy. Read more »

Progress magazine

Progress is the essential transition guide for 13 to 25 year olds with additional needs. Read more »


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


We provide a range of services nationally, including advocacy, carer support, crisis services and more. Read more »


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


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

Somerset and Wessex Eating Disorders Association

Somerset and Wessex Eating Disorders Association (SWEDA) offers a wide range of services to ‘those affected by eating disorders’ in Somerset and the surrounding counties. Read more »

Somerset Family Floating Support Service

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

Somerset Parent Partnership Service

A statutory service which provides impartial information and support for parents and carers of children. Read more »

Transition Information Network

Supports transition through work with Named Advisers, and disabled young people and their families. Read more »

Transition leaflet for School Action Levels 2, 3 and Statemented Children

This information has been produced by Somerset Parent Partnership Service Somerset Transitions Teams and Careers South West. Read more »

Transition to adult services and adulthood for young people with autistic spectrum conditions

This report presents findings of a study that explored ways in which young people with autistic spectrum conditions are supported over the transition period and into young adulthood. Read more »

United Response

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