The Armed Forces Community Health and Wellbeing Team (AFCT) can help to assess needs and, if appropriate, liaise with local organisations to ensure personnel and their families receive support with issues such as health, welfare, housing and employment. Self-referral is available or via a healthcare professional
Are you looking for help for a person with a learning, physical or mental disability who needs help to protect their rights and gain equality of opportunity?
Find a range of services, from advice to short term one to one support.
Make enquiries about services or volunteering.
Dorset HWB exists to join up local services, create new partnerships with general practitioners and other local services, and deliver greater democratic accountability. Meetings are public and held four times a year.
Are you looking for social care information from the Council?
Do you need information about the Blue Badge scheme or bus passes for disabled users?
Find out what is available locally to help you to stay healthy.
A searchable directory of local services for families.
Are you looking for information for families from local authorities in Dorset, including Bournemouth and Poole?
Do you need advice about Education, Childcare, Health, Money, Transport or Teenage activities?
Community health and mental health provider, including community hospitals and prison healthcare across a range of locations throughout Dorset.
A local peer led charity promoting well being and recovery.
We offer free workshops and classes, drop in sessions, advice and support for anyone with, or recovering from a mental health condition.
Registered Charity providing practical support to people with CFS/ME, and their families and carers.
Offers advice and guidance, local group support and regular newsletters.
Covers Dorset including, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.
Offer a range of Mental health services mainly in the Bournemouth and Poole Area.
A voluntary organisation run for women, men, children and young people who have been raped or sexually abused.
Offers telephone support, counselling services and information.
Support for children and young people aged between 5 - 18 who provide significant, regular or ongoing care and emotional support to a family member who is physically, mentally ill or disabled.
Information and support for anyone affected by HIV across the South West. Some services also relate to wider sexual health with a list of local clinics.
Healthwatch is a consumer watchdog for health and social care services across Dorset. They can help with advice on services, guidance on raising concerns or complaints and collect feedback on services.
Registered charity working with older people, carers and communities in Dorset.
Information and advice that will enable you to make decisions and find support that is right for you.
Help to take control and make choices that will help you to live life the way you want to.
LiveWell Dorset is a free service for adults living in Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset who would like support to change their lifestyle.
Support for people in Dorset living with a long term physical health condition.
Links to self-help information on common health problems.
Easy referral system for personalised help.
Offers advice and support for adults and carer living in Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset.
If you find it difficult to live safely and independently in your home, you can find help here.
Get details of services to help you make choices about living the life you want.
The Steps to Wellbeing Service is a free, confidential, NHS service for to people aged 18+ providing a service across the county of Dorset, and in Southampton, for people registered at either a Dorset or Southampton GP surgery. Steps 2 Wellbeing offer a range of treatments for people experiencing mild to moderate depression and anxiety disorders.
Help for any woman who has been a victim of or is affected by domestic abuse. Free 12 week courses and support.