A volunteer at a mental health charity in Weston-super-Mare has told ITV News they're being forced to turn away people in crisis.
The '1in4 People' organisation is under threat of closure as funding from both the local council and NHS will stop at the end of June 2018.
One woman who was helped by the charity has said she's worried people will die without it.
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The 1in4 People charity has been described by its clients as a "sanctuary". With sites in both Weston-super-Mare and Clevedon, it offers a wide range of mental health services including counselling, complementary therapies and activities such as art classes.
The charity's name comes from the statistic that one in four people will encounter mental health issues over their lifetime. In North Somerset that's a lot of people who will lose support if the charity closes.
North Somerset Council has said it is tendering for a new contract for mental health advocacy but 1in4 did not get through to the later stages of the process.
The local NHS says it will work with the charity to make sure its clients are looked after in the future.
It means that after nearly 40 years, the charity is likely to close this summer with an alternative mental health provision in place.
But staff and clients hope there will be some way of continuing. They are fighting to find other sources of funding.