Advice and Information
The Children and Young People Information Service aims to provide free, clear and unbiased information about childcare, education provision and a range of other linked support services available for children and young people in South Gloucestershire, their families and carers.
South Gloucestershire Citizen’s Advice Bureau<br
Advice is available face-to-face and by telephone. Most bureaux offer home visits and some also provide email advice. <br
Our advice helps people resolve their debt, benefits, housing, legal, discrimination, employment, immigration, consumer and other problems and is available to everyone regardless of race, gender, sexuality, age, nationality, disability or religion.<br
YATE – Kennedy Way, Yate BS37 4DQ<br
Telephone: 0844 826 9688<br
Fax: 01454 329288<br
Monday – 10.00 am to 12 noon<br
Tuesday – 10.00 am to 12 noon and 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm<br
Friday – 10.00 am to 12 noon<br <br
THORNBURY – 35 High Street, BS35 2AR<br
Tuesday – 10.00 am to 12 noon<br
Thursday – 10.00 am to 12 noon<br
BRADLEY STOKE – Jubilee Centre, Savages Wood Road, BS32 8AL<br
Wednesday – 10.00 am to 12 noon<br<
TELEPHONE ADVICE TIMES –
08444 111 444 Mondays to Fridays 10-2pm<br
ADVICE ONLINE – www.adviceguide.org.uk
South Gloucestershire NCT (National Childbirth Trust)
Your local NCT branch offers support and information to all expectant and new parents. Antenatal and Early Days courses, breastfeeding support, friendly coffee mornings, social events, and Nearly New Sales. You do not need to be an NCT member to join in our activities.
To enquire about booking an Antenatal or Early Days course, email [email protected] or call 0844 243 6946. For all other enquiries email [email protected] or call 0844 243 6268. Also see our website for further information on our services and activities.
Our helpline provides free, confidential & independent advice on how to deal with debt problems.
We help people living in the BS32 and BS34 areas of South Gloucestershire and North Bristol. We offer free, independent and professional advice on welfare benefits, housing, debts and employment law. We have outreach services in Coniston, Patchway and Little Stoke.
Prividing information and advice on the use of real nappies, includig a list of local suppliers in Gloucestershire.
Southern Brooks runs a range of projects across Bradley Stoke, Filton, Patchway and Stoke Gifford. Our purpose is to help people make a difference in their lives, their families and communities. Through talking and listening to people we’ve identified some priorities for our work.
We help young people aged 14 to 30 to 1) develop their skills & confidence & job chances 2) improve motivation & attendance at school 3) start their own business – through financial support & advice from a business mentor 4) overcome barriers & get their lives working.
This guide features what children do online, the threat of online strangers and how to ensure a healthy balance between Internet use, your children’s online privacy, digital security, and more on online safety to mention.