Our services

Second Step is a leading mental health charity in the South West, providing support and hope to thousands of people.

We deliver mental health services across Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Bath and North East Somerset including supported housing, community mental health support, NHS services as well as a range of wellbeing courses and therapies.
Each service has a different referral process and details can be found on their page.
If you commission mental health services for the NHS or a local authority and are interested in finding out more about what we do, please email:

Our stories

Behind the statistics are the stories. Here you can read real people’s mental health stories. A big thank you to everyone who has chosen to share their experiences.

Latest news

From success stories, relevant news and current projects, to our partners, volunteers and events. Discover the latest happenings at Second Step and in the mental health sector here.
14 August 2018

When there’s a housing crisis any help at all is welcome.

10 August 2018

"From the first meeting I felt this could be amazing, we both speak about our problems and we help each other." So says volunteer mentor Simon about befriending and working with Andrew as part of t

Why Second Step?

less like to visit A&E15% of staff are peers94% of users is happy