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Information and advice about care and support for adults in Bournemouth and Poole. If you find it difficult to live safely and independently in your home, you can find help here. Our solutions offer information and advice to help you make informed choices about living the life you want.
Here is an alternative for resolving your disputes without court action and costly legal fees; a quick stress-free process in peaceful surroundings.
Our objective is the provision of mediation services for individuals, organisations and groups threatened by dispute or conflict, for example neighbour nuisance, harassment, bullying, family or community conflict, including immigration problems as well as consumer and financial settlements.
Dorset Advocacy’s independent advocates help to ensure that rights are upheld and that peoples’ views, wishes and needs are heard, respected and acted upon.
We provide free, confidential and independent information about almost anything.We operate from our main office in Wimborne. We also have outreach centres at Ferndown, Verwood and Cranborne, at the Tricketts Cross estate and the Leigh Park estate.Offers free, impartial, confidential and independent advice to help resolve legal, financial and other problems.
Request advice on issues that matter to you: Benefits * Work * Debt and Money * Consumer * Family * Housing * Law and Courts * Immigration * Health
Advocare was set up by a small group of carers and former carers to help fellow unpaid family caregivers. Run by carers for carers, Advocare - Caring for Carers is as far as we know the only charity of its kind in the country. We seek to empower unpaid carers to speak openly about their needs and concerns with a free voice.
Anyone over the age of eighteen who is or has been an unpaid carer looking after a frail, sick or disabled loved one may become a member of Advocare.
We have strength and depth of knowledge, experience and understanding of the issues that comes from being a member led organisation. All of our services put disadvantaged disabled people, older people and carers at the heart of what we do. We make positive change happen and support people to lead fulfilled and inclusive lives.
ORCHA, has reviewed thousands of apps to help you find those that are the best and the safest.
The results are laid out so you can see what they found and feel confident in accessing high-quality digital health.
Find the best apps to help support everything from pregnancy, stopping smoking, and mental wellbeing, to long-term conditions like diabetes.
Our online service provides the opportunity to:
Create your own Library of resources.
Set goals for yourself.
Join conversations in our online community.
Currently on hold due to Coronavirus
Please note the Time for Coffee mornings for Poole are currently on hold.
Please note the Time for Coffee mornings for Bournemouth are currently on hold.
Please note Coffee mornings for Dorcehster are currently on hold.
Please note Coffee mornings for Blandford are currently on hold.
Please note Coffee mornings for Shaftesbury are currently on hold.
Please note Coffee mornings for Sherborne are currently on hold.
PainPals Helpline – 01202 858361
Mon-Fri 11:00 - 16:00
Wed 14:00 - 16:00 only
Would you like to speak with someone who truly understands what it’s like to live with chronic pain? Call our helpline, which is manned by volunteers who live with pain themselves.