Dorset Race Equality Council

What does it do?

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.
  • Supporting victims of racial discrimination.
  • Promoting good relations between persons of different racial groups.
  • Gathering and monitoring racial incidence data in partnership with other agencies.
  • Offer training to various organisation.
  • Perform research projects for outside agencies concerning race/ethnic issues.
Our mission is:

  • To eliminate racial discrimination and promote shared values of peace, responsibility and racial harmony.
  • To reduce racial conflict, increase confidence and self worth amongst the diverse communities of Dorset.
  • To give support to the victims of racial discrimination and take measures to ensure perpetrators are dealt with accordingly.

Who it is for?

The service is able to offer help to anyone who feels that they have received a poor service or treated differently because of their Race, Ethnicity, Faith or Belief. We also help those who have been a victim of abuse, harassment or violence (Hate Crimes) in their everyday lives.

Where it is available?

Local service (East Dorset, West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland, Bournemouth, Christchurch, North Dorset, Poole, Purbeck).

How to access or apply for it:

Call or email the office for further information.

Additional information:

Dorset Race Equality Council is pleased to announce that it is working in partnership with all Dorset Councils in providing an advocacy service for minority ethnic individuals. We are here to help anyone who feels that they have received a poor service or have been treated differently because of their race, religion, faith or belief. We also help those who have been victims of abuse, harassment or violence (Hate Crimes).


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Dorset Race Equality Council

4th Floor, Richmond House, 33 Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6EZ