Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
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Family Services

Family services covers a number of areas you may want to explore. You may be interested in attending drop-in sessions for parents or ante-natal classes, or groups that speak specific languages. You can also find out about adoption and fostering, services around your child's development, and parenting classes.

Action for Children Dorset works with children and young people across the county to ensure they have the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential.Our services include ...

Unit 16a3 Peartree Business Centre , Cobham Road , Ferndown Industrial Estate , Wimborne , Dorset , BH21 7PT

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We offer free information and advice on a range of autism related topics to help people with autism, families and professionals to access services and plan for the future. Advice ...

Autism Unlimited , 22 Bargates , Christchurch , Dorset , BH23 1QL

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A refuge is a safe house for victims of abuse, and their children, to escape to and access support to help them rebuild their lives and live a life free ...

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Our service offers a multi-professional approach to the assessment and treatment of pre-school children with a variety of developmental needs within Poole, Bournemouth and parts of Dorset. We aim to offer a ...

Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust , Longfleet Road , Poole , Dorset , BH15 2JB

The aim of the project is provide practical help and support to vulnerable EU citizens applying for 'Settled' or 'Pre-settled' status under the new EU Settlement Scheme. The project is ...

The Bournemouth Library , 22 The Triangle , Bournemouth , Dorset , BH2 5RQ

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We provide safe and confidential support for parents, carers, children, friends or family members who may be suffering from domestic abuse. We also hold weekly drop in sessions for those who seek advice ...

Ted Webster Family Centre , BCP Council , 519a Ashley Road , Poole , Dorset , BH14 0BD

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Officers and Staff operate from our stations 24 hours a day (or are on duty in the area 24 hours a day).To report a crime or incident that is not an emergency ...

, Wimborne Road , Poole , Dorset , BH15 2BP

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Fostering is not to be confused with adoption. Children who are fostered still have a family of their own, but there are reasons why they are unable to live with ...

14a Commercial Road , Poole , Dorset , BH14 0JW

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Welcome to Home-Start Wessex. Offering friendship and support to local families. Home-Start Wessex is now the UK's leading family support charity offering friendship and informal support to parents with young ...

, 1462 Wimborne Road , Kinson , Bournemouth , Dorset , BH10 7AS

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The BCP Council Portage Service is a home-visiting education service for children aged 1 - 3 years with significant developmental delay and complex SEND needs. The Service is registered with the National ...

BCP Council Civic Centre , Bourne Avenue , Bournemouth , Dorset , BH2 6DY

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The SSCT is a partnership between Dorset Police, The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and Dorset Combined Youth Justice Service with a remit to prevent/reduce anti-social behaviour, crime ...

Prevention Hub, Bournemouth Police Station, , Madeira Road , Bournemouth , BH1 1QQ

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The SSCT is a partnership between Dorset Police, The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and Dorset Combined Youth Justice Service with a remit to prevent/reduce anti-social behaviour, crime ...

Prevention Hub, Bournemouth Police Station, , Madeira Road , Bournemouth , BH1 1QQ

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SMILE is a Community Group which seeks to support Lone Parents and their families.We give lone parents a chance to relax, develop friendships, receive information and find support, while the ...

Wimborne Road , Poole , Dorset , BH15 2EX

We are the UK's leading charity for children with brain injury. Our national specialist centre is in Tadworth, Surrey, where we provide rehabilitation to children with acquired brain injury and ...

, Tadworth Court , Tadworth , Surrey , KT20 5RU

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In line with Government guidelines, this service provides educational support to school age children in hospital on a short, medium or long-term basis. Offers support across the curriculum, but tends ...

Acrewood Children's Ward, Poole Hospital NHS Trust , Longfleet Road , Poole , Dorset , BH15 2JB

The Leonardo Trust is an independent charity set up to help people in Dorset who are voluntary carers for sick or disabled relatives or friends. We appreciate that being a ...

5 , Dunyeats Road , Broadstone , Dorset , BH18 8AA

The Quay Foyer opened in October 1999 and is based in Poole, Dorset. It provides accommodation, personal support and access to training and employment opportunities for young people aged 16-30. Applications ...

The Quay Foyer , 20 Hill Street , Poole , Dorset , BH15 1NR