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  • Find out about the partners who help us to support individuals and communities across our region.

  • Do you want to work with us?

     Our partners work with us in many ways including: PartnerHub workshop presentation

    • raising awareness of our many affordability schemes and increasing take up 
    • providing customers with expert and independent debt advice, benefits checks and income maximisation
    • alerting people to Priority Services and the extra care we can offer. 

    If you would like to work with Wessex Water, please get in touch.

    Alternatively, if you would like us to attend an event you are holding, please email us with further details and we will contact you shortly.


    Partner funding

    We fund partners who provide debt advice and apply for our main affordability schemes on behalf of their clients.

    Funding grants are determined by the volume of applications to our schemes in each year. Contact us to find out more.

    We also fund local community projects to reach out to customers in the most deprived areas and to develop customers' financial capability.

    Find out more about these projects

  • Who we're working with

    1625 Independent People
    1625 Independent People

    1625 Independent People supports young people aged 16 - 25 who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

    Bristol Age UK
    Age UK Bristol

    Age UK Bristol works to improve the lives of older people in Bristol through a range of different services.

    Bristol Somali Resource Centre
    Bristol Somali Resource Centre

    The Bristol Somali Resource Centre (BSRC) is a community based organisation which supports people who are socially and economically disadvantaged in particular but not limited to people of Somali origin and heritage living and/or working within Bristol.

    Centre for sustainable energy
    Centre for Sustainable Energy

    Centre for Sustainable Energy is an independent national charity that shares knowledge and experience to help people change the way they think and act on energy.

    Christians against poverty
    Christians Against Poverty

    Christians Against Poverty are passionate about releasing people from a life sentence of poverty, debt, unemployment and addiction. Working with the church to bring good news, hope and freedom to people in the UK.

    Citizens Advice
    Citizen Advice

    Wessex Water works with over 16 local Citizen Advice branches who provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.

    East Bristol Foodbank
    East Bristol Foodbank

    East Bristol Foodbank provides three days’ of nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred and in crisis. They are part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK.

    Faithworks Wessex
    Faithworks Wessex

    Faithworks Wessex is a local charity helping people get out of crisis and isolation.

    Harmony
    Harmoney

    Harmoney Community Interest Company and Harmoney Charity work together to provide a free-to-use, not-for-profit advice service for anyone who finds themselves with money worries.

    Hope Debt Advice Service
    Hope Debt Advice Service

    Hope Debt Advice Service is run by a group of Christians from various local churches who have a desire to help and support their local community. The aim is to provide free, confidential, unconditional and impartial debt and budgeting advice.

    Money Advice Trust
    Money Advice Trust

    Money Advice Trust helps people across the UK to tackle their debts and manage their money with confidence.

    New Start Debt Advice
    New Start Debt Advice

    New Start Debt Advice (NSDA) is a Thornbury Churches Together initiative. The services offered by NSDA include debt advice, help with filling in forms, budgeting, advice on getting the right benefits and signposting to other agencies/organisations. All free of charge.

    North Bristol Advice Centre
    North Bristol Advice Centre

    North Bristol Advice Centre provides free and independent advice and support in North Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks
    SSEN

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) look after the wires and cables that supply electricity to your area, and fix power cuts as quickly and as safely as possible.

    Wessex Water and SSEN both have Priority Services Registers and are working with partners to provide customers with one point of contact to sign up to both Priority Registers. Through collaboration there are opportunities to reach out to more customers in their shared geographical area to offer extra help and support.

    For more information on their work, please contact stakeholder engagement manager, Alison Dean on alison.dean@sse.com.

    Shelter
    Shelter

    Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness by providing advice, support and legal services. They also campaign to make sure that one day, no one will have to turn to Shelter for help.

    South Bristol Advice Service
    South Bristol Advice Services

    SBAS provides free, professional, confidential advice and information to residents of South Bristol seeking help with welfare benefits and debt.

    St Pauls Advice Centre
    St Paul's Advice Centre

    St Paul's Advice Centre provides, free, confidential advice for the people of St Paul's and East Bristol.

    Step Change
    StepChange

    StepChange is an independent charity dedicated to overcoming problem debt. The charity's advice is effective, tailored and importantly, free.

    Talking Money
    Talking Money

    Talking Money is an independent charity dedicated to improving lives by tackling financial problems. The charity has been providing free, high quality advice and support to people in financial hardship for over 26 years.

    Brigstowe
    The Brigstowe Project

    Brigstowe’s vision is a world in which people living with HIV live long and healthy lives, free from poverty, stigma, prejudice and discrimination. Brigstowe’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for people living with HIV.

    Yeovil Debt Advice Centre
    Yeovil Debt Advice Centre

    Yeovil Family Church run a free debt advice centre, aiming to help local people get back on their feet and take control of their finances.