West Somerset Advice Bureau was established to promote the advancement of education, the protection of health and the relief of poverty, distress and sickness. We’ve been running for 35 years providing free, independent, confidential advice, support and related services to the people of West Somerset.
- Money and mental health – support to overcome barriers to recovery, debt resolution, money management & one to one money guidance work
- Reduction of anxiety caused by life events. Modern life is complicated, we can help simplify it. Income maximisation, employment, consumer problems, housing and homelessness, family and relationships, health and care
Working in partnership with the employment hubs the advice services
Services are provided in two ways
- Generic advice – assist people to understand options that they have to resolve any issues they are facing and to formulate a plan of action.
- Advice and assistance – a casework service to support people who are not able to take action on their own behalf without support.
West Somerset, main centre in Minehead with outreach in Dulverton, Williton, Watchet & Stogursey. With the potential for appointments at other venues in the area or home visits for the housebound or very vulnerable.