Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

The 507 Youth Access Point

The 507 Youth Access Point logo

How can we help you?

  • Support  with training, learning, volunteering and work opportunities at your own pace
  • Enable you to fill in forms and look at education and employment opportunities
  • Introduce you to other services and agencies that may be able to help you
  • Empower you to know how to deal with challenges or difficulties related to your well-being, relationships or progression

We can offer you:

  • Up to 6 individual meetings with a qualified advisor
  • Access to drop-in sessions at any of our three centres
  • Guidance on looking for work, training and learning opportunities
  • Free internet access to job search
  • Support with building and creating CVs and support with interview techniques
  • Access to counselling (16+)
  • Access to sexual health advice
  • Free condoms and chlamydia screening
  • Free citizen card
  • Help with benefits and filling in forms
  • Advice on housing options and signposting to relevant services
  • Referral to specialist services in substance misuse or emotional well-being support
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Venue/Contact Details
The Cotton Exchange
507 Christchurch Road
Boscombe
Bournemouth?
Dorset
Postcode
BH1 4AE
Area coverage
BCP Area
Directions
See Journey Planner on right-hand side of this page, where you can view bus, car and train routes from your location.
Facilities
  • Refreshment / Snacks
  • Toilet Available
Times and Costs
Opening times:
Please see website for details of what's on.
Further opening details:
  • Evening
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Daily
Availability
  • All Year Round
Costs:
This is a free service.
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
Ages:
From 12 years to 19 (up to 25 for those with SEND) years
Booking Information:
Booking is required for some of our services.
SEND Local Offer SEND
Description:

The Team will work with you to understand the needs of you and your family and how we can work together to support you to achieve the best possible outcomes. We will communicate with you in the way you tell us is best for you

Support provided by the Early Help teams will be based on an assessment and plan

Policies
Are your staff DBS Approved?
Yes
Do you have a First Aid Policy?
Yes
Do you have Public Liability Insurance?
Yes