South Gloucestershire Council Services

Activities, Sports and Clubs

Activities for older people

Council allotments

Walking Netball

Wildtrack Walks 

Bins and Recycling

Births, Deaths and Ceremonies

One Stop Shops: registrar by appointment only

Community Learning and Skills

Crime and Crime Prevention


Extra Care and Sheltered Housing

Handyvan Home Maintenance Services

Home Choice: the Council's housing options service

One Stop Shops: housing advice surgeries

Leisure, Libraries and Culture

Friends of Wick Golden Valley: local nature reserve


Parks and Open Spaces


Advice agencies: to provide a general advice service with specialist knowledge in areas from welfare benefit and debt to representation at tribunals and information on services for older people.

Welfare Grant Scheme: short-term emergency funds to help with living costs.

Social Care and Health

Adaptations to your home

Adult social care:  Including What to do if you need urgent supportHow to manage your own care and stay independent and equipment to help with daily tasks

Breakthrough Mentoring: provides specialist help for people of all ages with nutrition, mental health, sexual health advice and drug & alcohol support.

Children's Centres: offer families with children aged 0-5 years a free range of services, information and support in a friendly and welcoming environment, within the local community. 

Community meals

First Contact scheme: helps people who are over 60 years old access a range of information to live independently at home and be more mobile.

Good Neighbour's Network: a small but structured group of volunteers who offer to do simple tasks for elderly neighbours or others in need.

Help for Deaf, deafened and hard of hearing: including lip reading classes

Locality Hubs (Kingswood and Patchway): hubs bring together services for children, young people and their families in an accessible and welcoming environment. If relevant, the hubs can also signpost to other services in the locality including: Council one stop shops, GP surgeries, health centres, health visitors, housing services, Jobcentre Plus - Job Centre locations, maternity services, schools, children’s centres, voluntary sector services, youth centres and youth services.

Mind You: website for young people, their families and the professionals who support them. To help you explore emotional wellbeing and mental health issues and offer information about where support is available.

Relationships and Sexual Health Advice

SEND Local Offer: help and support for families and children 0-25 with special educational needs and disabilities.  

Stroke Support Services

Quit Smoking services

Young People support and advice

Transport, Streets and Parking

Blue badge parking permits

Busses and other public transport

Bus passes

Public toilets and RADAR keys