Other community services


Here at Fair Frome, we offer a wide range of support through our various projects. We also work closely with other organisations and can provide signposting and advice for other local services and specialised support.

Below you will find links to other local services and signposting sites.The organisations listed below are able to provide a wide range of support for people in need, including those experiencing:

  • financial difficulties
  • debt
  • fuel poverty
  • homelessness
  • domestic violence
  • drug and alcohol problems,
  • mental health concerns

Citizens Advice Mendip

Citizens Advice Somerset is a charity providing free, confidential and independent advice for anyone who needs it.

With cost of living crisis advice, debt advice, and much more.

Call the freephone on: 0808 2787 842 or follow this link: www.citizensadvicesomerset.org.uk



Centre for Sustainable Energy

The Centre for Sustainable Energy are able to provide free energy and fuel bill advice both online and through their phone help line.

Find out more at: www.cse.org.uk/advice


Health Connections Mendip

The Health Connectors work across Mendip and are based at the Frome Medical Centre.

They are able to provide wellbeing and health support. They also can refer to our projects

Find out more: www.healthconnectionsmendip.org


If you are concerned about someone over the age of 18 that you have seen sleeping rough in England or Wales, you can use this website to send an alert to StreetLink.The details you provide are sent to the local authority or outreach service for the area in which you have seen the person, to help them find the individual and connect them to support.It is important to note that if you think the person you are concerned about is under 18 please do not contact StreetLink but instead call the police.


Follow this link: www.streetlink.org.uk/StreetLinkLoginvf



Turn2Us provides financial advice and support. They also have a Benefits Calculator and Grants search page.

To find out more: www.turn2us.org.uk



Somerset Drug and Alcohol Service

SDAS provides free, confidential treatment and support across Somerset to anyone who is experiencing difficulties with their substance use or is affected by someone else’s.

Contact them at: www.turning-point.co.uk/services/sdas


MIND Somerset

Mind in Somerset operate a Crisis Safe Space support with one-to-one appointments across Somerset. To find out more about these appointments visit: www.openmentalhealth.org.uk/crisis-safe-space

The Open Mental Health support is available 24 hours 7 days a week. If you need support with your mental health call their team locally on 01823 275892 or use the freephone 08001381692

Extra Links and Support:

Food waste tips:https://www.somersetwaste.gov.uk
Debt Support:www.capdebthelp.org


Worrying About Money- Cash First leaflets

Fair Frome along with the Independent Food Aid Network and local organisation collaborated on the ‘Worrying about Money’ leaflets.

These cash first referral leaflets are co-designed as straightforward resources both for people facing money worries and support workers. The step-by-step guides identify which local agencies are best placed to help people maximise income and access any existing financial entitlements.

Pick up your copy of one of these leaflets across town or you can follow the online leaflet at: www.worryingaboutmoney.co.uk/mendip

Frome Town Council FIND

Frome Town Council’s FIND Directory (Family Information Network Directory) also provides a detailed list of services, information and support for families in Frome you can access it here: https://www.frometowncouncil.gov.uk/find/