Bath and Northeast Somerset (BANES) Signposting Links Easter 2024

Advice Topic Area (A-Z)

Key Organisations

Method of Provision

Community Wellbeing Hub

The Community Wellbeing Hub has a small team dedicated to helping access affordable and nutritious food. Please call them on 0300 247 0050


When playing online gambling games, it’s easy to lose track of time and money and get lost in the game.

Check out our advice and support to stay in control of your gambling

UKNA Meetings

Narcotics Anonymous Meetings in the United Kingdom



Grief can be overwhelming.

You don’t have to deal with it alone

Call our helpline 0808 808 1677

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice

Cost of living help

The government is offering help for households. See what cost of living support you could be eligible for.


The government is offering help for households. See what cost of living support you could be eligible for.

Telephone: 0800 1111

Debt Concern

Get free, confidential and independent advice on dealing with debt problems.

Domestic Abuse

Bath and North East Somerset Council

Southside supports individuals and families living in Bath and North East Somerset to make positive changes in their lives. Rooted in the heart of the communities we have served since 1997, Southside strives to reduce social isolation and to build strong, resilient communities.

Interpersonal Violence & Abuse Strategic Partnership

NSPCC and others have lists of signs that can help you recognise the effects of domestic abuse on children.

Employment Advice

Help to Find a Job

Help to find work can be found on Gov.UK
Find a Job – to search for current job vacancies

Job Help – provides hints and tips on applying for jobs and job search ideas.

National Careers Service

We Work for Everyone

Cool Ventures

Energy Advice

Find advice if you need extra help, have difficulties with your energy supply or want to complain. Save money and get greener with your energy use with our tips on switching, government grants, benefits, and energy efficiency schemes.

Family Health

Oral health – keeping teeth healthy

Food Poverty

The B&NES Affordable Food Network members are foodbanks, pantries, food clubs, community cafes and fridges all working to help you access wholesome, affordable food in a dignified way.

Clean Slate’s Quids In publications offer support around maximising your income and making the most of the money you have.

Housing Benefits advice – Citizens Advice.  Applications for Housing Benefit are made to the local District Council.

Mental health signposting information flyer

Mental health signposting

Nutritional Information

Change4Life resources from Public Health England – focusing on healthy eating and physical activity for children.

Feeding toddlers and pre school children

Reading and Literacy

BANES Council – The Hub

Warm Hubs

Our mission is to support organisations to open their doors and provide a warm welcome for those struggling to heat their homes this winter.

Youth Services

Youth Connect South West provides a range of services for young people, from positive activities and advice through to individual support for those who need it the most for moving on into adulthood and work or training.


We bake birthday cakes for local children who wouldn’t receive one otherwise.