Dorset: Advocacy & Support services

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Action on Elder Abuse

Action on Elder Abuse Helpline

National

Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) is a specialist organisation that operates across the four nations of the United Kingdom.  It also provides support within Ireland.  Unlike other 'older people's organisations' we fo...

Contact: Action on Elder Abuse, PO Box, Steatham, London, SW16 9BY.
Advocare - Caring for Carers

Advocacy

Local

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.
Age UK Dorchester

Advocacy

Local

Advocacy respects people’s rights to control their own lives and make their own choices and helps identify and represent a person’s views and concerns. The emphasis is on empowering people and not solvin...

Contact: Age UK Dorchester, Rowan Cottage, 4 Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1PW.
Amachyck Care Solution Ltd

Home Care Specialist

National

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

Local

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

Local

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

Local

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.
CHIT-CHAT

chit-chat

National

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...

Contact: N/A.
Cruse Bereavement Care

CRUSE Bereavement Care Dorset

Local

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

National

The national telephone helpline 0844 477 9400 is open for calls from 9.30 to 5pm on working days. It is answered mainly by a team of trained volunteers working in the special helpline area of our central offices in Richm...

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

Advocacy For you

Local

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

Local

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

Local

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

Local

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)

Local

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

Local

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

Local

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)

National

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:- A...

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

FACE

Local

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.
Headway

Family and Carer Support

Local

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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