Dorset: Advocacy & Support services

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Advocare - Caring for Carers



The service can support carers at meetings, reviews and consultations and can also help the carer make representations to the appropriate authorities or ask questions on their behalf.

Contact: Advocare - Caring for Carers, 4 Hatherden Avenue, Poole, Dorset, BH14 0PJ.
Amachyck Care Solution Ltd

Home Care Specialist


Assist people to live independently in their own homes; these includes washing, dressing, feeding, toileting, hoisting, domestic duties, shopping, escort and any other special needs. 

Contact: Home Care Specialist, 92, Wood Lane, Dagemham, Essex, RM9 5SL.
Bournemouth Christchurch & Poole Council

Care Direct - Help When You Leave Hospital


They can support you to live as independently as you can. This can be done by working with you and people involved in your care to: plan for you to leave hospital safely  help you get b...

Contact: Adult Social Care, Town Hall Annexe, St. Stephens Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6EA.
Bournemouth Churches Housing Assn.

BCHA - Leaving Hospital Support Service


Our Leaving Hospital Support Service helps to make the return home from Bournemouth Hospital as stress-free and simple as possible - particularly if you (or someone you know) is worried about coping at home.

Contact: Bournemouth Churches Housing Assn, St Swithun's House, 21 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3NS.
Bournemouth Society for the Visually Impaired

Counselling Service


BSVI offers one to one counselling sessions for people of all ages, including children, who are struggling to come to terms with their sight loss. We are also able to offer one to one or group sessions for family and car...

Contact: Community Services, 5 Victoria Park Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH9 2RB.



We are a new and exciting non-profit organisation with a simple mission: connecting the nation through conversation. In these uncertain times and beyond, we want to be the go-to place for a chat and bring people together...

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Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation

Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation


CISWO is a responsive team-based charity positively impacting upon the lives of over 500,000 coalfield residents through a wide range of services delivered by professional, experienced and dedicated staff. CISWO is com...

Contact: Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation, 142 Queens Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 7LH.
Compassion in Dying

The End-of-Life Rights Information Line


The End-of-Life Rights Information Line is the only national helpline in the UK that supports people to make decisions about the care and treatment that is right for them at the end of life.  We do this by providing...

Contact: End-of-Life Rights Information Line, 181-183 Oxford Street, London, W1D 2JT.
Cruse Bereavement Care

CRUSE Bereavement Care Dorset


Cruse provides face-to-face, telephone, email and website support both post- and pre-bereavement. We offer: • someone to talk to face-to-face, or on the telephone • online support • groups – som...

Contact: Dorset Branch, BH5 1HQ.

CRUSE National Telephone Helpline


If you are here because someone close to you has died, we are very sorry.  Grief is a natural process, but we know it can be devastating. Our specialist bereavement experts have experience in all types of loss and c...

Contact: Cruse Bereavement Care, 1 Victoria Villas, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 2GW.
Dorset Advocacy

Advocacy For you


Advocates help disabled people and others to get the recognition and support they need to live life their way.

Contact: Dorset Advocacy, Unit 13-15, Jubilee Court, Paceycombe Way, Dorchester, DT1 3AE.
Dorset and Somerset Strategic Health Authority



CUPID was formed 14 years ago to provide support to patients before, during and after stoma surgery. The Group is run by trained Volunteer Visitors who are all ex – patients so know what it is like to live with a s...

Contact: The Stoma Care Department, Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch NHS Trust, Castle Lane East, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 7DW.
Dorset Blind Association

Home Visiting Service


The service is very flexible and is adapted to each individual member’s needs. Examples of the type of help given include taking people for short walks, assisting with forms and general paperwork, sorting/reading m...

Contact: Dorset Blind Association, 17 Bournemouth Road, Poole, Dorset, BH14 0EF.
Dorset Listening Service

Dorset Listening Service CIC


Our aim is to help and support you to address any emotional difficulties such as: Depression, Bereavement, Adjusting to Retirement, Loss of independence, Loneliness, Relationship difficulties,&nb...

Contact: Dorset Listening Service.
Dorset Mental Health Advocacy - DMHA

Dorset Mental Health Advocacy (DMHA)


The service offers assistance on a range of matters. There are certain issues we cannot help with however, which may require you seeking more specialist advice. We can: Offer support to accepted clients at meetings,...

Contact: Dorset Mental Health Advocacy - DMHA, 29-29a Durngate Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1JP.
Dorset Race Equality Council

Dorset Race Equality Council


Dorset REC is explicit about tackling racial discrimination and our support for race equality. We take a lead in the community in Dorset in the following areas: Dealing with racial discrimination. Supporti...

Contact: Dorset Race Equality Council, 4th Floor, Richmond House, 33 Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6EZ.
DOTS Disability Community Interest Company

Information Advice and Advocacy Service


A membership based organisation which is passionate about promoting social inclusion by: Providing organisations with high quality, effective disability equality services which support them to improve their servic...

Contact: DOTS Disability, Littledown Centre, Chaseside, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 7DX.
Equality Advisory Support Service (EASS)

Equality Advisory Support Service (EASS)


Provide information advice and support on discrimination and human rights issues to individuals in England, Scotland and Wales, recognising the constitutional, legal, social and policy differences specifically:- Advis...

Contact: Equality Advisory Support Service (EASS), FREEPOST EQUALITY ADVISORY SUPPORT SERVICE, FPN4431.
FACE - Southbourne



FACE offers a range of services which include: A safe, secure, confidential counselling service with a qualified counsellor. A Carers Group held on the first Thursday of each month, starting at 2pm unti...

Contact: FACE, 120 Southbourne Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH6 3QJ.

Family and Carer Support


The service offers information and support to families and carers of people with brain injury.

Contact: Headway Dorset, Unit 22 Albany Park, Cabot Lane, Poole, Dorset, BH17 7BX.
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