Welcome to Headway Bristol

We are a local charity with just over 40 years experience in helping survivors of brain injury live as independently as possible.

We provide social and cognitive rehabilitation for adults with brain injury and support and respite for their families through the services offered at our centre and through one to one outreach – available across Bristol, North and North East Somerset, and South Gloucestershire. We individually tailor programmes that are designed to maximise quality of life, independence and self esteem.

We promote an understanding of all aspects of brain injury, focusing not just on the impact on the individual but also on their families and others who care for them. We provide information, support and services for these people too, including assistance to source and access other much needed services.

We hope that you find the information on our website helpful, but if you would like any more information or have any questions, please give us a call on 0117 414 3222, or email us on info@headwaybristol.org.uk.


Visit our Vacancies page

  • Full Time Support Outreach Worker (paid)
  • Volunteer Mini-Bus Drivers

Our Location

Headway Bristol is based at:

Frenchay Beckspool Building 
Frenchay Park Road
BS16 1LE

Our building, which we moved into in early 2015, features more spacious and accessible facilities with brand new furniture. We have our own dedicated Art Room, Computer Room, Relaxation Room, as well as a brand new and fully customised rehabilitation kitchen that enables our service users to develop their cooking skills and gain confidence in the kitchen. There is also a private garden for our service users to enjoy.

Headway Helpline

Freephone: 0808 800 2244 www.headway.org.uk for confidential nurse-led advice and support on the effects of brain injury. Lines open Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

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