BDP – Supporting You During the Time of COVID-19

Last updated 19 August

To keep you, our staff, our volunteers and our Bristol communities safe and well some of our services are running in a different way.

Our Health & Harm Reductions Centre, Needle Exchange and nursing services are all open offering socially distanced contact: our opening hours at 11 Brunswick Square BS2 8PE are currently Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

Our Helpline offers free and confidential support on 0117 987 6000

Needle Exchange: if you can’t get to us we’ll come to you: ring our dedicated Needle Exchange line on 07800 721 644 to arrange a discreet delivery to you

OST Medication Collection

If you are self-isolating please talk to your Shared Care Worker at Bdp, or your GP, so that we can arrange to deliver your medication to you.


Moving Offline

Shared Care: we are continuing to support people through regular phone contact and are also offering socially distanced face-to-face contact at your GP Surgery, at Brunswick Court and Filwood Community Centre

Our 50+ Crowd is being supported through phone contact, socially distanced home visits and picnics: contact [email protected]

Women’s Morning group members are being supported by phone.

Bereavement Support Group: the group has decided not to meet and we are offering phone contact at a convenient time. Email [email protected] to arrange.

Creative Communitiesdrama, choir and orchestra, have been meeting online and will return again in September after a Summer pause.

PRISM, supporting LGBT+ people is back and different as we move offline with smaller groups at its new Brunswick Court venue. For current PRISM people these launch Thursday 20 August; for people new to PRISM a week later Thursday 27 August. Both will then meet fortnightly

Shooting Stars: back Friday 28 August at 3pm

M32 Youth Groups: young people are being supported by phone and small groups are returning to Brunswick Court in September. More information 0117 987 6009


Brand New

Tuesday evening outreach to women

Diverse Communities: closed door confidential space for people from Black Asian & Minority Ethnic Communities. Launches Wednesday 2 September 6pm and then fortnightly.


Coming Soon

Alcohol support with the Homeless Health Service. This will be a weekly open door service, off site with a nurse. Relaunch date and venue coming soon