The Partnership

Compass Health is a partnership between Lawrence Hill Health Centre and Second Step.

Lawrence Hill Health Centre

Lawrence Hill Health Centre is a large thriving practice near the centre of Bristol. There are five GP partners and two salaried GPs. The health centre serves a population of almost 9000 patients. The staff have significant expertise in working with inner city patients, homeless people and those with complex needs especially drug and alcohol dependencies.


SecondStep is the leading provider of recovery-orientated support services and good quality housing to more than 550 people between 16 and 65 with mental health and other related support needs across Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Bath & North East Somerset (B&NES).

Second Step provide housing with support for homeless people with mental health support needs and also support to people in their own homes. Staff are specialist in delivering outreach services and supporting people to engage in mainstream services.