Blackdown Support Group - General Enquiry

Community-based voluntary organisation supporting anyone of any age resident in the Blackdown Hills on the Devon/Somerset border.

We aim to

  • Connect people to their communities
  • Help them to access and navigate services
  • Reduce isolation and loneliness
  • Improve health and wellbeing

We can offer

  • General advice and support
  • Help signpost to other organisations or sources of help
  • Community transport service including wheelchair loans and a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle
  • Social groups
  • Befriending service
  • Carer's sitting service
  • Bereavment support
  • Form filling
Service access criteria: Resident of the Blackdown Hills
Leaving hospital
Bereavement support
Activities for older people
Adult carers advice and support
Community and accessible transport
Financial advice and support
Connecting with others
Day to day helping hand
Helping with money
Information and advice
Managing a long-term health condition
Mental health
Services for older people
Social prescribing
Support for carers
Transport and getting around
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Waiting list (weeks): 0
Key words - separate with a comma: Blackdown Hills, Hemyock, Culmstock, Clayhidon, Churchstanton,