Gypsies and Travellers

Gypsies and Irish Travellers are recognised ethnic groups and protected from discrimination by law. Other travelling groups, not recognised by law, may also be able to receive support from us.

Help and advice for Gypsies and Travellers

You can find useful telephone numbers and contact details in our information booklet.

Medical services

Find a doctor, hospital or NHS dentist.

Housing and renting pitches

Find out if you can apply for housing and how to apply for a pitch.

Adult social care and childcare

Search our online directory for details of services to help with care.

Educational support

Our ethnic minority and traveller achievement service supports all ethnic minority children and their families at schools and other education settings.

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice North Somerset can advise on benefits, form filling, disputes and hate incidents, and housing rights.