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LocationOpening timesKey contacts
CHARIS Refugees, 16/17 Hammet Street, Taunton TA1 1RZOpen 10am to 3pm Monday to Thursday

Second, fourth and fifth Tuesday (if there is one) of the month: Welfare checks

First and third Tuesday of the month 10am to 12.30pm: Employment Hub

Wednesday 10am to 12pm: Wellbeing Café

First Thursday in the month 1pm to 3 pm: Knitting

Monday to Thursday: ESOL
Hub Manager: Luzma Jimenez


Phone: 07754 875093
Diversity Voice, Victoria Park Community Centre, Victoria Park Drive, Bridgwater TA6 7ASDrop in and welfare checks
Monday 9am to 1pm and Thursday 1pm to 3.30pm

ESOL Classes
Victoria Park Community Centre – Monday 9.15am to 1pm

Westfield church – Wednesday 9.30am to 4.30pm, Friday 9am to 1pm

Two Thursdays a month 12.30pm to 3pm at North Petherton Community Centre (please check Diversity Voice website for dates).
Hub Manager: Suzanne Todd

Frome Town Council, Frome Town Hall, Christchurch Street West, Frome BA11 1EBTuesdays 10am to 3pm

Thursdays 12pm to 2pm: Welfare Checks
Hub Advice Officers

Iryna Ladyzhenska
Mobile: 07710 056210

Emma Lacey Williams Email:

Nikki Cox, Partnership Lead Email:
Phone: 01373 475579
Watchet and Minehead

The Sanctuary 38 Swain Street, Watchet TA23 0AE

Minehead Eye, 1 Mart Road, Minehead TA24 5BT
Wednesday 3pm to 5pm (Minehead Eye)
Thursday 10am to 1pm (The Sanctuary)
Welfare checks on both days
Hub Manager: Kate Kennedy
Phone: 07964 059296
Wells City Council and Wells Community Network, Portway Annexe, The Portway Building, Portway Avenue, Wells BA5 2QFPortway Annexe, The Portway Building, Portway Avenue, Wells BA5 2QF
Monday 10 am to 1pm: Drop-ins and welfare checks
English lessons throughout the week (contact Hub for details)

Shepton Mallet - St Michael’s Catholic Church, 6 Park Road, Shepton Mallet
1st Thursday in the month 10.30am to 12pm: Drop-In session
Welfare checks mostly on Mondays 10am to 1pm
Hub Manager: Anna Tumanova
Phone: 07821 811737

Assistant Hub Manager: Inna Prykhodko

Wells Community Network contact details:
Helpline: 01749 467079
Yeovil Community Church, The Gateway, Addlewell Lane, Yeovil BA20 1QNWednesday 10am to 12pm, Friday 10am to 12.30pm
Both sessions include welfare checks
Hub Manager: Vicki Pritchard
Phone: 07735 815 266