Our Vision

Our vision is to support everyone affected by eating disorders across Somerset and Wessex.

Our 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. 

Our 9 Core Values

Safe - respecting boundaries and confidentiality.

Flexible - providing family friendly services and workplace environment.

Professional - being and exemplar of good practice in all aspects of our work.

User Influence - listening to our clients to ensure they are at the heart of all we do.

Ambitious - motivated and aspirational in our work.

Collaborative - working in partnership with our clients, their families, statutory and voluntary organisations.

Pro-recovery - supporting our clients to remain hopeful that recovery is possible.

Compassionate - to our clients, staff, and volunteers in time of need.

Holistic - responding to the complexity of our client's needs.


“I can’t emphasise enough what a massive part SWEDA have played in my journey to finding myself again. They are an incredible charity and are brilliant at their job. Over the past two years I have really started to understand myself and I have addressed issues that I had hid away in the past and with my counsellor’s amazing listening, non-judgmental and supportive skills I have been able to take back control of myself and rationally look at my emotions in day to day life."

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