Venue details

Address (not for correspondence):
Balsam Centre, Balsam Park, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 9HB

Opening hours

Days & Times: Every other Sunday mornings 10am to 12 noon

Centre charges

£60 per referral. £10 per session

Services available here

Supported contact


Accepts self referrals


Not For Profit

To make a referral,

Address: 6 Stoford Place, Broadway, ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9RZ

Telephone: 07496 667167

Alternative: 07496 667167




Telephone: 07496 667167

Alternative: 07496 667167


This centre is accredited to provide supported contact

Accreditation is a way of checking that your contact centre is safe and meets our standards.

How is a centre checked?

An assessorSomeone working on our behalf who has experience and an interest in child contact services and must assess if a service meets our standards. looks round the rooms, toys, equipment, and any outside play areas to make sure that they are safe and good for you to use. They talk with the people at the centre to make sure that they are trained and helped to do their job as well as possible. They then check the informationThe assessor checks through the centre’s accreditation portfolio which includes policies, procedures, risk assessments, reports (if the service offers supervised contact) and information for families. on what happens at the centre and how it keeps you safe.

When the assessor is happy that a centre meets our standards then they are awarded their accreditation and you can find them on this website. Accreditation happens every three years with extra checks if needed.

Accreditation Summary

Date: 12/11/2017


The child contact centre is centrally located in Wincanton and is with in walking distance of the town centre. Wincanton itself is quite a remote area and there is no train station. There is a local bus service that runs to surrounding villages and busier towns such as Yeovil. The nearest train station is 5 miles away in Temple Combe.

The centre is located with in a very large building called the Balsam Centre where various community based activities are held. The contact centre can be accessed via a side entrance to the building which leads into a large foyer where a waiting room and toilets are located.

The contact centre has a large garden area that is staffed at all times.

12th Nov 2017

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