Welfare Advice & Information

The welfare advice project is run by trained Somali speaking advice workers who support clients with: welfare benefits, Disability Living Allowance, Jobseekers Allowance, Employment Support Allowance as well as housing and immigration problems.

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Home Schooling

The Homeschooling project works with identified families, school staff and Somali students to overcome barriers which may be preventing children from achieving their full potential.

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Employment and Training Support

The Employment project offers a customer focused service that treats people as individuals and offers a personalised approach to meet each individual’s needs.

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Since 2017

Southmead Somali Association

The Southmead Somali Association (SMSA) is a community based non-profit making an Association, which deliver information, advice, advocacy and outreach services to the local community in Bristol and surrounding Southmead.

The Board of Trustees governs SMSA that makes up the management committee, elected from the local community.

The SMSA Association Advice and Information Office were established in 2017 to address the local Southmead residents' specific and complex needs in Bristol.


Monday: 10 AM - 2 PM "            "

Tuesday: 10 AM - 2 PM "Drop-in Welfare"

Wednesday: 10 AM - 2 PM "Women Group/ Course Eng+Math"

Thursday: 10 AM - 2 PM "                  "