Changes Bristol

Offering free weekly peer support groups for anyone suffering from mental health problems such as depression and anxiety in Bristol and the surrounding areas.

Changes currently runs 11 weekly support groups, 9 of which are for any adults suffering mental distress and 2 that are wellbeing support groups for over 55s in collaboration with LinkAge.

The format of meetings is a relaxed approach to a traditional 12-step programme, designed to help those suffering from any form of mental health problem to cope with day to day life. The groups are friendly and welcoming, and are made up of people of all ages and from all different backgrounds. There is no referral process, simply come along to your nearest group and you can attend the meetings for as long as you need the support.

For further information please contact us on 0117 941 1123. The Office is open on a part-time basis, when the office is closed, please leave a message and a member of staff will return your call.

Alternatively visit the Changes website.


Support meetings operate on the following days:

Monday 11am – 1pm (over 55s only group)
Whitehall – The Beehive Centre, 19a Stretford Road, BS5 7AW

Monday 1pm – 3pm
Easton – Nilaari Agency, 184 Stapleton Road, BS5 0NZ

Monday 7.15pm – 9.15pm
Barton Hill – Wellspring Centre, Beam Street, BS5 9QY

Tuesday 11am – 1pm
Stokes Croft – King Centre, 14-18 King Square, BS2 8JH

Tuesday 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Clifton – Alma Church, 29 Alma Road, BS8 2ES – entrance to left of building

Tuesday 7.15pm – 9.15pm
Bishopston – Horfield Baptist Church, 279 Gloucester Road, BS7 8NY – entrance on Brynland Avenue behind church

Wednesday 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Knowle – Redcatch Community Centre, Redcatch Road, BS4 2EP – near Broadwalk Centre

Wednesday 7.15pm – 9.15pm
Fishponds – Brunel Care Home, Colliers Gardens, Delabere Avenue, BS16 2NA – Training Room, 1st Floor

Thursday 11am – 1pm
Hartcliffe – Hartcliffe Methodist Church, Mowcroft Road, BS13 0LT

Thursday 6.30pm – 8.30pm (Women only group)
Central – Turtle Bay Headquarters, 4th Floor Bridge House, 48-52 Baldwin St, BS1 1QB

Thursday 7.15pm – 9.15pm
Southmead – Greenway Centre, Doncaster Road, BS10 5PY

Friday 11am – 1pm
Bedminster – Bedminster Family Practice, Regent Road, BS3 4AT

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  • Areas served: Greater Bristol
  • Is there a cost for these services? no
  • Cost information: Service is completely free
  • How can people access this service? Self Referral
Updated: within the last month.
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