Services We Offer
Advising, supporting, empowering people and driving social change
Available 5 days per week.
We provide generalist advice in all issues including welfare benefits, debt, housing, employment, consumer, relationship issues, immigration, education and tax.
We provide specialist advice in welfare benefits, mental health, housing/eviction/repossession and also offer assistance with Wessex Water applications.
Help with online Universal Credit claims – Please note that this service is provided through the General Advice Service.
Mental Health Specialist
Generalist advice and assistance to a specific client group, specialising in welfare benefit casework through to representative at Social Security Tribunals; Mental Health related issues through outreach as well as Bureau and some home visits where necessary. Referrals/signpost to other specialists where appropriate.
Housing Advice inc Representation at Court
Advice and assistance prior to hearing and representation at Court.
Welfare Benefits Specialists
Full benefit checks, application assistance and Benefit Tribunal Representation.
Debt & Money Advice
Money Advice Team assistance: priority and non-priority debt advice. Assistance with Wessex Water Scheme applications, Debt Relief Orders and Bankruptcies.
Legal Advice from Duty Solicitor
15 minutes free legal advice can be sought from Solicitors who operate twice monthly and by appointment only.
Employment, redundancy and tribunal advice and assistance.
Housing, benefits, children advice and assistance.
Somerset County Council
Sedgemoor District Council
Money Advice Service
Somerset Money Matters
Somerset Money Matters – Staff