Somerset & Wessex Eating Disorders Association - SWEDA

Somerset & Wessex Eating Disorders Association - SWEDA

Charity information

Somerset & Wessex Eating Disorders Association - SWEDA

SWEDA is a user lead chairty based on the principals of self help. Our aim is to support people affected by eating disorders - anorexia, bulimia, compulsive eating, binge eating and other related eating disorders. We are a 'Pro-Recovery' organisation and firmly believe in enabling and empowering people to live with a normal and satisfying a quality of life as possible. We offer a whole host of services with many programs of help tailor-made to individual requirements.

Founded 1992

  • Mission statement

    Vision
    Our vision is to support everyone affected by eating disorders across Somerset & Wessex

    Mission Statement
    We engage with people affected by eating disorders, including family, friends and carers, by offering hope and enabling access to support services to empower recovery


    'Small charity in Somerset which has been in existence now for 25 years, committed to high standards of professional practice both in the services it offers and in the management of the business operations - seeks - financial support for longterm relationship. '

  • Aims

    Somerset & Wessex Eating Disorders Association - SWEDA aims to:

    • Engage – We encourage people to engage with our services, to seek information, support & guidance for their eating disorders, to enhance their opportunities and make informed choices about their lives
    • Enable – the people we work with to live fulfilled lives. By providing a non-judgmental integrative approach working with clients as individuals as we find everyone’s path to recovery is different.
    • Empower - people we work with to manage their own conditions. By providing specialist services we understand what people need to stay well, people are then more likely to avoid relapse.
  • Overview

    Established: June 1992

    Registered Charity Number: 1056441

    Board members: 7

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 14

    Phone number: 01749 343344

    Address: The Coach House Harvest Court Park Road Shepton Mallet BA4 5BS

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