North Bristol Advice Centre (NBAC) is a registered charity, set up by local people in 1984. NBAC is a value based organisation with the needs of the clients and local communities at the heart of all that they do. North Bristol Advice Centre is committed to delivering a range of high quality services that respond to those needs with innovation and flair.
To promote social justice and combat poverty by providing free and independent advice and support that enables people to develop skills, improve wellbeing and make positive changes in their lives and communities.
• To provide free, professional, confidential advice, information and representation to the communities of North Bristol and South Gloucestershire.
• They will challenge discrimination and injustice and promote access to services for all sections of the community.
• They will provide services that support and strengthen the health and wellbeing of the communities they service in a respectful, dignified and welcoming environment.
They deliver advice sessions wherever the need is greatest, including outreach services in some of the most deprived wards in North Bristol and South Gloucestershire. In addition, they have developed a range of services addressing local need around skills development, digital exclusion, health and wellbeing and financial exclusion.
In 2015 they developed the Theory of Change
to show how the services work together to provide positive outcomes for the clients and communities.
- They are committed to tackling injustice and promoting access to free advice.
- They will remain rooted in the local communities and be at the heart of developments and opportunities that strengthens the mission.
- They are committed to providing the highest professional standard of service.
Respect and integrity
- All clients will be treated with respect and staff will act with integrity at all times.
- The services will recognise and welcome a diverse community and ensure fair access for all.