Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Let's Talk Money drop in session - Somerford ARC Community Centre

Let's Talk Money drop in session - Somerford ARC Community Centre logo

The Let's Talk Money team offer guidance to people who are worried about their finances, or want help to understand their options and plan for the future. Our purpose is to empower clients by offering guidance and support to achieve short and long-term solutions . The team will assist with budget planning, benefit checking, and will produce tangible action plans with clients. Let's Talk Money will provide support delivered through various channels, and can also offer coaching with basic digital skills and the use of financial technology, plus referrals and signposting.

We also do the following fortnightly Let's Talk Money drop-ins at:

The Food Pantry Food Bank

Somerford Youth and Community Centre, Bingham Road, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 3AH  01202 476882  - Every other Thursday 2.30-4.30pm 

Waste Not, Want Not Charity

70 High St, Poole BH15 1DA 07968 903063 - Every other Wednesday 11am-2pm 

Salvation Army BH1 Project Boscombe

107 Palmerston Rd, Boscombe, BH1 4HP (01202) 309803 - Every other Wednesday 2pm-4pm 

WaterLily Café Project

Waterlilly Cafe 131 Barrack Rd, Christchurch BH23 2AW Tel: 01202 246763 - check Citizens Advice BCP Social media for details.

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Venue/Contact Details
Somerford A R C Community Centre
20 Southey Road
BH23 3EH
Area coverage
Pan Dorset
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Times and Costs
Opening times:
Every other Thursday 9.30am to 1.30pm
Further opening details:
  • Morning
  • Weekly
  • All Year Round
This is a free service.
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
From 16 years to 99 years
Booking Information:
Booking is not required.