Service Details

Venue Address

Address 1
Ash House 2
Address 2
Clara Cross Lane, St Martins Hospital
Bath & NE Somerset

More About The Organisation

About the Service

About the Organisation

We are a community based mental health service.

This service is available to adults (18+) with a mental health support need who live in the Bath & North East Somerset area.

Virgin Care’s Mental Health Services are comprised of three teams, each providing practical and social support to promote wellbeing and recovery from mental health problems.
The service is available after a referral from a number of possible routes (please see website for details. All referrals come to a single point of entry into the mental health service. At this point you could receive support from one or more of the mental health teams.

Community Links
•Community Links offer practical, emotional support and social access to help individuals plan a way forward in order to improve their mental and physical wellbeing
•This service facilitates peer led support groups including arts, horticulture and a social drop-in across Bath and North East Somerset
•The service works with the Five Steps to Wellbeing. These five steps are generally practiced in the peer led support groups which give members the opportunity to gain confidence and be involved in the community
•Alternatively, one-to-one advice can be offered to enable individuals to plan for the future
•The service helps people to develop into peer mentors so that they can use their experience to help others
•Community Links enables people to access a range of health, social care and wellbeing related services

Hearsay Information Hubs

This is a free confidential information service for people living in Bath and North East Somerset who feel they require assistance with advice and information (for example around housing, finance or stress related problems). This need can exist due to a number of reasons, limitations and situations and can have an impact on our everyday lives.

The service assists and enables people with accessing information, signposting to appropriate organisations, and community interests. Some of the issues our support staff can help with include:

Help with money
Emotional support
Address physical and mental wellbeing
Reducing isolation
Stress management
Advice to access community activities
You, because you matter

HEARSAY provides drop-in services across Bath and North East Somerset. Please contact the office for further details.

Telephone: 01225 837 092 (Bath area)
Telephone 01225 835 817 (North East Somerset area)

Opening Times
MondayFrom 09:00To 17:00
TuesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
WednesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
ThursdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
FridayFrom 09:00To 17:00
How do people access your service?
They need a referral

Service Details

Type Of Service
We support the following age groups:
14-25 Years
Who can use your service?

This service is for adults over 18 throughout B&NES who are experiencing mental ill health.
There is a central point of referral for all 3 services, and referrals can be accepted from:
•Local Mental Health Services
•Local adult health and social care teams
•BANES Talking Therapies Service

Please note that Community Links welcome self-referrals.

Inclusive Services

Additional and Special Educational Needs

Conditions we support
Mental Health