Help for Young People
Bristol’s Specialist Services for Disabled Children
FLORA (which stands for Families, Local Offer, Resources and Advice).
FLORA is a early identification support service which aims to be helpline for children and young people with additional needs, and their families.
FLORA practitioners can give parents and carers information and advice, as well as provide signposting, support and resources. Parents and carers can contact the FLORA team with questions and enquiries via email or telephone. Parents can ask questions about the services and support that is available to them, their family and child particularly in the early stages of learning that their child might have additional needs.
If you have any questions, contact the team.
Call: 0117 352 6020 Email: FLORA@bristol.gov.uk
OTR’s Hubs are a safe and relaxed space you can simply drop into for a chat; no appointments needed. They are there for you to meet the OTR team and discover more about what they offer. You’ll find they are a great place to learn about mental health and self-care too.
These sessions run every week throughout the year, but there are other Hubs that pop-up across Bristol and South Gloucestershire at different times and venues time. Sign up to the OTR E-Newsletter for the latest on when and where these are.
Visit their website by clicking here.
Unity are a free NHS service providing STI testing and treatment, contraception and pregnancy advice for Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.
The service is confidential, non-judgmental and for people of all ages, genders and orientations.
You can find information on their website on how and where to access the service you need.
Unity Sexual Health is provided by University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust in partnership with the following:
- British Pregnancy Advisory Service
- Marie Stopes UK
- North Bristol NHS Trust
- Terrence Higgins Trust
- Weston Area Health Trust
Unity’s aim is to provide a high quality informative service which supports our users. Everyone should be able to easily access their services to support healthier relationships and sexual well-being throughout life. Visit their website by clicking here.
Wellbeing Hub Support for 16 to 25 year olds
Wellbeing Hub is now live! Supportive Parents
In these challenging times, it is more important than ever to ensure we are taking care of our wellbeing. We continue to look for new ways to keep young people supported and informed.
The Wellbeing Hub - What is it?
The Hub is an online portal which provides young people with access to information about local services which can support wellbeing. It is full of helpful videos and information from wonderful partner organisations across Bristol and North Somerset, showcasing a range of activities and opportunities to get involved with.
The Wellbeing Hub is based on the 5 Ways of Wellbeing - a national initiative that focuses on the 5 steps we can take to improve our wellbeing:
CONNECT - BE ACTIVE - KEEP LEARNING - TAKE NOTICE - BE CREATIVE