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Talking Cafes

About Talking Cafes

– a place for the community to access several agencies in one location, in an informal, relaxed environment.

– an opportunity for people to gain access to advice and support, from trusted professionals and volunteers.

Talking Cafes are open to adults 18+


The Community Council for Somerset (CCS) Talking Cafes



Community Council for Somerset (CCS) Talking Cafes - background

Initially set up in Minehead, West Somerset Talking Cafes have now extended to 12 other venues across the County – it provides a new way to access support from multiple agencies working together. If you would like to find out more please get in touch:

Email: info@somersetrcc.org.uk

Call:  01823 331 222

Accessing CCS Talking Cafes during the Corona virus pandemic

Venues are currently closed but online Talking cafes have recently been set up.

May 2020 - Latest news about CCS online Talking Cafes 

The Community Council for Somerset (CCS) are delighted to announce Talking Cafes are starting up again; not in the physical sense, as sadly venues are still closed, but you can access the same invaluable help and support from the comfort of your own home through a new Facebook Live stream beginning 14th May.

Read full article - here

From May 18th CCS online FACEBOOK Talking Cafes will be operating weekdays from 11.00am.

Click on the FACEBOOK logo below to access.


Each day the Talking Cafe will be hosted by district teams as follows:

Monday - West Somerset

Tuesday - Taunton

Wednesday - Mendip

Thursday - Sedgemoor

Friday - South Somerset

Download the above poster - here


Health Connections Mendip Talking Cafes


Health Connections Mendip Talking Cafés are informal get togethers held in public cafes. It is an opportunity to make new friends or talk to a Community Connector and find out about what is available in the community. Just drop in. 

For more information - click here