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Ideas about things to do for you or your family
Find activities, groups and organisations near you
Finding accessible things to do in your spare time.
Help to find the right childcare
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There are lots of different sports to try and hopefully you will find a sport you like
Somerset Young Carers Group
Anyone under 18 in a substantial and regular caring role can be referred
Duke of Edinburgh Award
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is a real adventure from beginning to end
Activities for families and young people
Things to do, try out new activities, have fun and access your local community
Exploring the arts
Finding ways to get creative with art and music and additional needs
Inclusive youth groups and clubs
Making groups and activities accessible for everyone.
Democracy and young people
Information about democracy and young people in Somerset
Keeping safe online
Reducing the risks when using the internet, social media, and technology.
Includes information about getting out and about, taking part in activities and events
Includes information about getting out in the countryside and other healthy, enjoyable things to do
Making transport and getting around in Somerset easier for people with additional needs.
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Sports and leisure facilities
Gyms, leisure centres, swimming pools, tennis courts and more available across Somerset
Libraries in Somerset have lots going on and are great places to visit to learn and play
Safe Places Scheme
This service is open to anyone in the force area with communication difficulties, such as a learning disability or dementia
Museums celebrate and protect our rich heritage in Somerset
Parks and play areas
Parks and play areas are ideal places to get a bit of fresh air and exercise in your town or village
Accessible options for swimming with the whole family
Making venues more accessible for families with additional needs
Ways for families with additional needs to enjoy performances
Activity passes and discounts
Passes are available to all families in Somerset with a child or young person with a disability or additional need
Somerset Max Card
The Max Card is designed to make days out more affordable for foster families and children with additional needs
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Making nature more accessible
Spending time outdoors is a great way to do things together as a family.
Apply for or renew a Blue Badge
Information about disabled parking badges and how to apply for one
Accessible toilets and changing places
Changing Places are designed so that they are completely accessible and provide sufficient space and equipment for people who are not able to use the toilet independently
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Concessionary bus passes
National Concessionary Travel Scheme Passes for Somerset residents of pensionable age or who are disabled
Better Journey Cards
Better Journey Cards give people with a disability a way of letting a driver know that they may need additional help
Demand Responsive Transport
Find timetables for your local services and contact details for operators in Somerset
A community car scheme is a not for profit organisation, usually run by volunteers, that operates a form of car sharing.
Community Transport is there to serve those who don’t have access to public transport and are without access to suitable alternative transport.
Mobility scheme and equipment
The Scheme enables disabled people to use their government-funded mobility allowance to lease a new car, scooter or powered wheelchair
Independent Travel Training
Training for students with disabilities or SEN to be able to use transport on their own
Transport for community groups and people whose needs are not easily met by normal public transport.
Getting out and about
Making transport and getting around in Somerset easier for people with additional needs
If you're going to hospital for an appointment, tests or treatment, you'll normally be expected to make your own way there