Welcome to Headway Bristol

We are a local charity with over 30 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 centres 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 3403771 or email us on

Latest news

Headway Bristol has moved to the Frenchay Beckspool Building

 Headway Bristol is now at the address below:

Headway Bristol
Frenchay Beckspool Building (Previously known as the Burden Centre)
Frenchay Park Road
BS16 1LE

Our new building will feature more spacious and accessible facilities with brand new furniture. We will have our own dedicated library and support room, as well as a brand new and fully customised rehabilitation kitchen that will enable our service users to develop their cooking skills and gain confidence in the kitchen. There is also a large, open garden for our service users to enjoy. Our telephone number, email addresses and website URL will remain the same.





Click here for more information

Fundraising News – Click here to find out about our latest events and fundraising news. Click here to find out about our ‘Bristol Secret Art Exhibition and Sale’

Newsletters – Click here to download our latest newsletter.


Headway Helpline

Freephone: 0808 800 2244 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.



Organisational Member Logo



Headway Bristol needs to raise over £100,000 every year in order to maintain and develop its services. See Fundraising section for more information, or make a donation in one of the following ways.

Donate using PayPal

Set up a regular donation using our regular giving form.

facebookJoin us on Facebook
twitterFollow us on Twitter
motortrade insurance quotes