Supporting the community in North Somerset

North Somerset People First promotes and encourages people with a learning disability, difficulty and/or autism to speak up for themselves,

empowering them to be in control of their own lives, now and in the future.



We are delighted to be expanding our services into Bristol and South Gloucestershire! Please be patient with us whilst our new website is being built, in the meantime, why don’t you keep up to date on all our activities across the West Country on our Facebook and Twitter pages.  We are excited to welcome lots of new members! 

As part of our Young Peoples Advocacy Service, a free and friendly group for young people aged 16-25, we have a programme of weekend walks to get involved with.  Click here for the details, we look forward to seeing you there! 

New Psychoeducational Courses.  We are thrilled to announce that we will be launching or NEW Psychoeducational Courses for 2024.  These courses are FREE and will roll-out from January across North Somerset, Bristol and South Glous. Click here for more information.

We are posting to our Facebook page regularly with information, tips and engagement.  Here you will find the most up-to-date information on our activities.  If you do not already, then follow our page for another way to keep in touch and informed.


Check out our website calendar and Facebook page for upcoming groups, courses and activities!




Our members tell us how they were affected by the pandemic



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Latest News

27 Nov 2023

December Activities North Somerset

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27 Nov 2023

December Activities Bristol & South Glous

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04 Dec 2023

What’s on – week beginning 4th December

Please click here for this weeks newsletter.

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27 Nov 2023

Rockin’ around the Christmas tree Makaton version

We were delighted to take part in this years video. A big thank you to Ali Makaton Tutor for letting us get involved.

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27 Nov 2023

Games Group

Young People Advocacy ServiceWe are delighted to be making more activities available for young people with Learning Disabilities and/or autism.  Check out our new Games Groups and a programme of...

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Latest Events

08 Dec 2023

Friends Together Portishead. 10.30am

Friends Together Next Friday, join us for a Christmas Quiz with festive treats for prizes, during our Friends Together group! We will be at The Hall and Woodhouse on Portishead Marina. Friends...

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07 Dec 2023

Walk and Talk Bristol. 10.30am

Walk and Talk Bristol Join our walk and talk group to help improve physical health and mental wellbeing as you socialise with others. On Thursday we will explore Blaise Castle...

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