Social and emotional support

These organisations provide information for children and families to support positive wellbeing and improve mental health. 
Young Somerset:

Young Somerset offer three strands of work: Targeted Youth Support, Alternative Education Provision and Enterprise, and Mental Health and Wellbeing. They are able to support children and young people who have high levels of need, risk and vulnerability. 


Somerset Big Tent:

Somerset Big Tent is a partnership of Charities, Charitable Incorporated Organisations and Community Interest Companies. These organisations provide a range of services including positive activities, therapeutic services and specialist support to increase positive wellbeing and improve mental health within children and young people aged 5-25 in Somerset.

 Young minds:

The website is full of advice and information to give parents, carers and young people the tools to look after their mental health. The website has lots of practical advice to help parents and carers support their child – from encouraging them to open up, to navigating mental health services and finding them the right help. 

Please click on the links to find out the support available for parents/carers.