Barnardos in Somerset Phoenix Project

  • Type of SEND provision:


Working alongside professionals and supporting children, young people and families affected by sexual abuse.

Somerset Phoenix Project is a specialist service supporting the development of professionals in Somerset. Somerset Phoenix Project is a partnership between Barnardo’s and SARSAS (Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support) commissioned by Somerset County Council.

A specialist service to reduce the negative impact of child sexual abuse (CSA) on the lives of children and families living in Somerset by:

  • offering support, training and signposting to professionals who are supporting children, young people and families affected by CSA
  • supporting parents and carers
  • supporting children and young people

General info

Further information

  • Are you eligible
  • Supports children and families who live in the Somerset Local Authority area.

  • How to access
  • Somerset Phoenix Project  work mainly with professionals who already have a relationship with an individual child or family.

    Young people

    If you are worried or need help call Childline on 0800 1111 or contact the Somerset Phoenix Project or the Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS) helpline.

  • When is it available
  • You can phone the Somerset Phoenix Team Monday to Wednesday 10am to 4pm.