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Bournemouth

Service Name
Bournemouth and Christchurch CAMHS
Telephone
01202 646300
Opening Times
Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm
Address
Shelley Clinic22 Tower RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH1 4LB

Bournemouth and Christchurch CAMHS

We offer children, young people and their families (aged 0-18 years) assessment and multi disciplinary therapeutic intervention for moderate to severe mental health problems. The clinic offer a range of individual, family and group treatments depending upon the needs of the young person or family.

Service Name
Behavioural Outreach Support Services (BOSS)
Telephone
01202 584353
Address
Seastone House49 Alumhurst RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH4 8EP

Behavioural Outreach Support Services (BOSS)

The Behavioural Outreach Support Service works with children/young person aged 0-18 years and their family who have a learning disability and mental health problem.  The team provide intensive assessment and support, treatment, advice and consultation for the child/young person. The team also works closely with Education, Social Services and has access to Consultants in psychiatry of Learning disabilities, Clinical Psychlogy and Occupational Therapy.

Service Name
Early Intervention Service in Psychosis
Telephone
01202 584336
Address
Seastone House49 Alumhurst RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH4 8EP

Early Intervention Service in Psychosis

Early Intervention Service in Psychosis is part of Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust and provides support to young people aged between 14-35 who appear to be experiencing a first episode of psychosis or a suspected first episode of psychosis.

Service Name
Youth Offending Team (YOT)
Telephone
01202 453939
Address
Bournemouth Learning CentreEnsbury AvenueDorsetUnited KingdomBH10 4HG

Youth Offending Team (YOT)

The YOT work with children and young people at risk of offending behaviour.

Service Name
Embassy Youth Club
Telephone
01202 515684
Opening Times
Every evening for different events. See website for further details.
Address
Brassey RoadWintonDorsetUnited KingdomBH9 1PT

Embassy Youth Club

The Embassy Youth Centre is a Bournemouth Borough Council run youth club offering a range of both formal and informal education opportunities for young people aged between 11-25.

Service Name
Fusion Youth Club
Telephone
01202 462 107
Opening Times
Wednesday 7:30-10pm, Thursdays 6.00 - 8:30pm, Saturday 3.30-9.00pm
Address
4-6 Old Christchurch LaneDorsetUnited KingdomBH1 1NE

Fusion Youth Club

Fusion is a youth club where young people can be themselves and 'do their thing.' At Fusion you can Chill out, have fun, chat and meet new new people.

Service Name
TEAM
Telephone
01202 467000
Address
4-6 Old Christchurch LaneDorsetUnited KingdomBH1 1NE

TEAM

TEAM - Together Everyone Achieves More

TEAM is a youth action project who meet once a week to raise awareness to young people about bullying and racism. TEAM provide young people from different ethnic groups and faiths a voice to share their ideas and experiences of bullying and racism. The projects goal is to build a stronger sense of community cohesion and integration.

For more information please call Usha or Vince on (01202) 467000 or email usha.khatun@bournemouthymca.org.uk

Service Name
Space Youth Project
Telephone
07818 553167
Opening Times
Tuesday 6.30-9.30
Address
Fusion4-6 Old Christchuch RoadCity CentreDorsetUnited KingdomBH1 1NE

Space Youth Project

Space Youth Project is a group for young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or just unsure. We meet weekly throughout Dorset. You get the opportunity to meet other people and make new friends, chat, go out, plan events and have fun! Click on the link to view their website: http://www.spaceyouthproject.co.uk/

Service Name
Sussed
Telephone
01202 574308
Address
1442a Wimborne RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH10 7AR

Sussed

Provides careers advice, job search, counselling, housing service, health clinic, advice and information, personal support and opportunities to take part in other activities such as outdoor pursuits, sports and arts.

Service Name
vinvolved team
Telephone
01202 254884 (Mark)
Opening Times
Wednesday's from 5pm - 8pm
Address
Fusion4-6 Old Christchurch LaneDorsetUnited KingdomBH1 1NE

vinvolved team

v is an independant charity aiming to inspire a new generation of volunteers (aged 16-25) in England.

Service Name
The Littledown Centre
Telephone
01202 417600
Opening Times
Mon - Fri - 6:30am - 11pm, Sat - 7:30am - 8pm, Sun 7:30am - 9pm
Address
ChasesideDorsetUnited KingdomBH7 7DX

The Littledown Centre

The Littledown Centre provides a wide range of leisure activities for people of all ages which include; swimming, football, gym, trampolining, gymnastics and much more.

Service Name
Bournemouth Library
Telephone
01202 454848
Address
22 The TriangleDorsetUnited KingdomBH2 5RQ

Bournemouth Library

Bournemouth Library is situated at the Triangle in Bournemouth. It offers a variety of resources for reading, listening and viewing.  There is a large selection of books, audiobooks, DVDs and CDs to borrow, all the daily newspapers and a range of magazines to read.

Service Name
Bournemouth Borough Council
Telephone
01202 451 451
Address
Town HallSt Stephens RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH2 6DY

Bournemouth Borough Council

Information and advice about Services provided within the Bournmouth Area.

If you would like to find out information about what activities are happening in Bournemouth click on the following link: Bournemouth Children's Information Service

Check out off the streets a website for young people in Bournemouth

Service Name
Cruse Bereavement Care
Telephone
01202 302000
Address
Florence RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH5 1HQ

Cruse Bereavement Care

Offer bereavement support for anyone suffering a bereavement in the Bournemouth and Christchurch area. Exists to promote the well-being of bereaved people, and to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss. Offers counselling and support as well as information, advice, education and training services.Young Person's freephone helpline: 0808 808 1677

Service Name
Dorsetmind
Telephone
01202 551660
Address
3 Stratfield Saye20-22 Wellington RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH8 8JN

Dorsetmind

Dorset Mind, an affiliate of national Mind, is an independent voluntary organisation registered with the Charity Commission.  It has been serving people with mental health problems in the Dorset area since 1947.  The charity aims to help people to cope with their mental health problems and to rebuild their lives.

Service Name
The Listening Ear
Telephone
01202 280084
Opening Times
Tuesdays from 9:30am - 4:30pm and Wednesdays from 9:30am - 12:30pm.
Address
Listening EarBournemouth Learning CenterEnsbury AvenueDorsetUnited KingdomBH10 4HT

The Listening Ear

The Listening Ear are dedicated to provide a professional and confidential service to the community; empowering families to relieve stress and anxiety and develop an improved quality of life.

Service Name
The Children’s Learning Disability Service
Telephone
01202 584353
Address
Seastone House49 Alumhurst RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH4 8EP

The Children’s Learning Disability Service

The Children’s Learning Disability Service works with children/young person aged 0-18 years and their family who have a learning disability and mental health problem.  The team  works closely with Education, Social Services and offers a range of services from individual work, family work and groups.   We have within our team a range of specialist practitioners:- Consultants in Psychiatry of Learning Disabilities, Clinical Psychology and Occupational Therapy, Family Therapy, Art Therapy, Play Therapy, Nurses and Sleep Practitioners.

Poole

Service Name
Poole CAMHS
Telephone
01202 584600
Opening Times
Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm
Address
Poole ClinicFirst FloorShaftesbury RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH15 2NT

Poole CAMHS

We offer children, young people and their families (aged 0-18 years) assessment and multi disciplinary therapeutic intervention for moderate to severe mental health problems. The clinic offer a range of individual, family and group treatments depending upon the needs of the young person or family.

Service Name
Behavioural Outreach Support Service (BOSS)
Telephone
01202 584353
Address
Seastone House49 Alumhurst RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH4 8EP

Behavioural Outreach Support Service (BOSS)

The Behavioural Outreach Support Service works with children/young person aged 0-18 years and their family who have a learning disability and mental health problem.  The team provide intensive assessment and support, treatment, advice and consultation for the child/young person. The team also works closely with Education, Social Services and has access to Consultants in psychiatry of Learning disabilities, Clinical Psychlogy and Occupational Therapy.

Service Name
Early Intervention Service in Psychosis
Telephone
01202 584336
Address
Seastone House49 Alumhurst RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH4 8EP

Early Intervention Service in Psychosis

Early Intervention Service in Psychosis is part of Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust and provides support to young people aged between 14-35 who appear to be experiencing a first episode of psychosis or a suspected first episode of psychosis.

Service Name
YADAS - Poole
Telephone
01202 741414
Address
54a Ashley RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH14 9BN

YADAS - Poole

Young Adults Drug and Alcohol Service

YADAS is a Multi-agency service for Young Adults under the age of 19 years old whose lives are being adversely affected by drugs and or alcohol who live in the Poole area.

Service Name
The Quay Advice Centre
Telephone
01202 262291
Address
18 Hill StreetDorsetUnited KingdomBH15 1NR

The Quay Advice Centre

The Quay Advice Centre provides general support and advice to all young people aged 11-25 years. It provides up to date information and advice on a wide range of issues and topics and is based on the belief that young people have the right to make their own informed decisions. The centre also provides access to services such as counseling, the Youth Advisory Clinic, housing services, Connexions, etc. 

Service Name
Broadstone Leisure Centre
Telephone
01202 777766
Address
Station ApproachDorsetUnited KingdomBH18 8AX

Broadstone Leisure Centre

Broadstone Leisure Centre offers a wide variety of activities for people of all ages to include; gym, swimming pool, yoga, football, badminton, gymnastics and dancing.

Service Name
Canford Cannons
Telephone
Stephen 01202 646300 & Adrian on 584600
Opening Times
Tuesday Evenings 8:30pm - 9:45pm Littledown Sports Centre
Address
St Ann's Hospital69 Haven RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH13 7LN

Canford Cannons

Dorset HealthCare NHS Foundation Trust Football Team, The Canford Cannons is a team of 20 players and is a combined staff/service user team of all ages and abilities. The players meet on a weekly basis for practice at the Littledown Centre and play fortnightly in an 11-a-side league, which has been set up between Canford Cannons team and other social service organisations.

Taxis can be arranged through the Trust by leaving your details on 07500362814 and stating when you wish to attend - if you have not used the taxi before please speak to Stephen or Adrian first. 

The football team is open to patients and staff from across the Trust and are always looking for new recruits!

 

Service Name
Poole Sports Centre
Telephone
01202 777788
Address
Dolphin CentreDorsetUnited KingdomBH15 1UD

Poole Sports Centre

Poole Sports Centre offers a wide range of activities for people of all ages, including gym, yoga, football, trampolining and dance classes.

Service Name
Poole Central Library
Telephone
01202 262464
Address
Dolphin CentreDorsetUnited KingdomBH15 1QE

Poole Central Library

Poole Central Library offer a wide range of resources for reading, listening and viewing.  There is a large selection of books, audiobooks, DVDs and CDs to borrow, all the daily newspapers and a range of magazines to read.

Service Name
Action for Children
Telephone
01202 525643
Opening Times
Mon -Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Address
Bournemouth Learning CentreEnsbury AvenueDorsetUnited KingdomBH10 4HG

Action for Children

Provide a county wide Children's rights and advocacy service for children and young people looked after within the county and those placed 'out of county.'

Service Name
Poole County Council
Telephone
01202 633633
Address
Civic CentreDorsetUnited KingdomBH15 2RU

Poole County Council

Information and advice about Services provided in Poole and the surrounding area.

If you would like to find out more information about activities taking place in Poole, click on the following link: Poole Family Information Service

 

If you would like to find out more information about youth clubs in Poole, click on the following link: Youth Clubs

Service Name
PoPPs - Poole Parent Partnership Service
Telephone
01202 261933
Address
Quay Advice Centre18 Hill StreetDorsetUnited KingdomBH15 1NR

PoPPs - Poole Parent Partnership Service

PoPPs is an impartial, confidential service.  We give help, information and support to those living in Poole who care for a child or young person with special educational needs.  We can help with information about how education processes work.  We can support parents and carers to go to meetings with the school or Local Authority.  We can help with reports and in writing letters.  If we cannot help ourselves, we will try to find someone who can.  Call us for a confidential chat.

 

Service Name
Poole Parents and carers are Experts
Telephone
07786 892 084
Address
No address found.DorsetUnited KingdomPlease email look at website.

Poole Parents and carers are Experts

The Forum aims to improve services for children and young people with special needs and their families.  We do this by ensuring the views of parents and carers are passed to those who plan and provide these services.  The Forum representatives meet 6 times a year and are happy to hear from you with your views.  Please contact poole.snforum@gmail.com or go to our website.

Service Name
The Children’s Learning Disability Service
Telephone
01202 585343
Address
Seastone House49 Alumhurst RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH4 8EP

The Children’s Learning Disability Service

The Children’s Learning Disability Service works with children/young person aged 0-18 years and their family who have a learning disability and mental health problem.  The team  works closely with Education, Social Services and offers a range of services from individual work, family work and groups.   We have within our team a range of specialist practitioners:- Consultants in Psychiatry of Learning Disabilities, Clinical Psychology and Occupational Therapy, Family Therapy, Art Therapy, Play Therapy, Nurses and Sleep Practitioners.

Christchurch

Service Name
Bournemouth and Christchurch CAMHS
Telephone
01202 646300
Opening Times
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Address
22 Shelley RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH1 4JQ

Bournemouth and Christchurch CAMHS

Professionals who work with families and individual young people up to 18 years who have concerns of an emotional, behavioural or psychological nature. The clinic offer a range of individual, family and group treatments depending upon the needs of the young person or family.

Service Name
Behavioural Outreach Support Services
Telephone
01202 584353
Address
Seastone House49 Alumhurst RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH4 8EP

Behavioural Outreach Support Services

The Behavioural Outreach Support Service works with children/young person aged 0-18 years and their family who have a learning disability and mental health problem.  The team provide intensive assessment and support, treatment, advice and consultation for the child/young person. The team also works closely with Education, Social Services and has access to Consultants in psychiatry of Learning disabilities, Clinical Psychlogy and Occupational Therapy.

Service Name
Two Riversmeet
Telephone
01202 477987
Opening Times
Mon - Fri 6:30am - 11pm, Sat - 7:30am - 9pm and Sun - 8am - 10pm
Address
Stony LaneDorsetUnited KingdomBH23 1 HW

Two Riversmeet

Two Riversmeet is a council owned centre that offers a variety of leisure and fitness facilities which include; Swimming Pool, Synthetic Outdoor Floodlit Football Pitches, gym, squash courts, yoga, gymnastics and many more.

Service Name
Christchurch Borough Council
Telephone
01202 495000
Address
Civic OfficesBridge StreetDorsetUnited KingdomBH23 1AZ

Christchurch Borough Council

Information and advice about Services provided in the Christchurch area.

If you would like to find out information about activities in the Christchurch area click on the following link: Christchurch, Dorset.

Service Name
Cruse Bereavement Care
Telephone
01202 302000
Address
Florence RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH5 1HQ

Cruse Bereavement Care

Offer bereavement support for anyone suffering a bereavement in the Bournemouth and Christchurch area. Exists to promote the well-being of bereaved people, and to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss. Offers counselling and support as well as information, advice, education and training services.Young Person's freephone helpline: 0808 808 1677

Service Name
Ladders Youth Information Centre
Telephone
01202 477125
Opening Times
5 days a week, drop in 1pm -5pm.
Address
45 BargatesDorsetUnited KingdomBH23 1QD

Ladders Youth Information Centre

Drop-in information centre.

Advice and information about homelessness and housing issues - Hyped 21:16-25 yr olds.

Advice on careers, school, benefits and personal issues - Connexions: 13-19 yr olds

Young persons health clinic - Under 21

Advice, information and support regarding drug and alcohol issues - Shadows: Under 21's

 

Service Name
The Wessex Autistic Society
Telephone
01202 483360
Opening Times
Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Address
Bargates Court22 BargatesDorsetUnited KingdomBH23 1QL

The Wessex Autistic Society

The Wessex Autistic Society is a voluntary organisation, which aims to ensure that people with Autism receive appropriate education, care, support and individual development services.

Service Name
The Children’s Learning Disability Service
Telephone
01202 584353
Address
Seastone House49 Alumhurst RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH4 8EP

The Children’s Learning Disability Service

The Children’s Learning Disability Service works with children/young person aged 0-18 years and their family who have a learning disability and mental health problem.  The team  works closely with Education, Social Services and offers a range of services from individual work, family work and groups.   We have within our team a range of specialist practitioners:- Consultants in Psychiatry of Learning Disabilities, Clinical Psychology and Occupational Therapy, Family Therapy, Art Therapy, Play Therapy, Nurses and Sleep Practitioners.

East Dorset

Service Name
Behavioural Outreach Support Service (BOSS)
Telephone
01202 584353
Address
Seastone House49 Alumhurst RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH4 8EP

Behavioural Outreach Support Service (BOSS)

The Behavioural Outreach Support Service works with children/young person aged 0-18 years and their family who have a learning disability and mental health problem.  The team provide intensive assessment and support, treatment, advice and consultation for the child/young person. The team also works closely with Education, Social Services and has access to Consultants in psychiatry of Learning disabilities, Clinical Psychlogy and Occupational Therapy.

Service Name
The Children’s Learning Disability Service
Telephone
01202 585343
Address
Seastone House49 Alumhurst RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH4 8EP

The Children’s Learning Disability Service

The Children’s Learning Disability Service works with children/young person aged 0-18 years and their family who have a learning disability and mental health problem.  The team  works closely with Education, Social Services and offers a range of services from individual work, family work and groups.   We have within our team a range of specialist practitioners:- Consultants in Psychiatry of Learning Disabilities, Clinical Psychology and Occupational Therapy, Family Therapy, Art Therapy, Play Therapy, Nurses and Sleep Practitioners.

Service Name
Avon Heath Country Park
Telephone
01425 478082
Address
Birch RoadSt IvesDorsetUnited KingdomBH24 2DA

Avon Heath Country Park

Avon Heath Country Park is Dorset's largest country park. It is dominated by heather, which is broken only by clumps of birch and pine. The miles of tracks offer an opportunity to explore some of Dorset's internationally important heathland and its rare wildlife.

The park is accessible to families and people with a wide range of abilities and interests. 

Service Name
Early Intervention Service in Psychosis
Telephone
01202 584336
Opening Times
Mon - Fri 9-5.
Address
Seastone House49 Alumhurst RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH4 8EP

Early Intervention Service in Psychosis

Early Intervention Service in Psychosis is part of Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust and provides support to young people aged between 14-35 who appear to be experiencing a first episode of psychosis or a suspected first episode of psychosis.

Service Name
The Planet
Telephone
01202 840628
Address
4 Church StreetDorsetUnited KingdomBH21 1JH

The Planet

Young people's advice and information centre. Various advisors available, Connexionx careers advisor (13-19 years) Shadows drug and alcohol service (13-25 years)

Service Name
Moors Valley Country Park
Telephone
01425 470 721
Address
Horton RoadAshley HeathDorsetUnited KingdomBH24 2ET

Moors Valley Country Park

eAt Moors Valley you can enjoy a peaceful walk or cycle ride through the Forest, experience a ride on an authentic narrow-gauge steam train or even go on a high wire adventure swinging through the tree tops.

Service Name
CHAOS
Telephone
01202 855105
Address
Unit 2 Family CentreBond AvenueWest MoorsDorsetUnited KingdomBH22 0ll

CHAOS

CHAOS are a local charity offering support, information and friendship to families caring for a child/young person with a disability or special educational needs. services are provided for families living in East and west Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole. The charity provides play opportunities for disabled children and their siblings, activities and outings for young people with a disability or special educational need, parent befriending service, payroll bureau service and information and signposting. Click on the highlighted link above to find out more information.

 

 

 

 

Service Name
East Dorset District Council
Telephone
01202 886201
Address
Council OfficesFurzehillDorsetUnited KingdomBH21 4HN

East Dorset District Council

Information and advice about Services provided in East Dorset.

If you would like to find out informationabout Youth Clubs in East Dorset click on the following link: Youth Clubs

If you would like to find out information about child care and family support services click on the following link: WORD Family information in Dorset

Purbeck

Service Name
East Dorset CAMHS
Telephone
01202 605882
Opening Times
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Address
DelphwoodAshdown CloseDorsetUnited KingdomBH17 8WG

East Dorset CAMHS

We offer children, young people and their families (aged 0-18 years) assessment and multi disciplinary therapeutic intervention for moderate to severe mental health problems. The clinic offer a range of individual, family and group treatments depending upon the needs of the young person or family.

Service Name
Behavioural Outreach Support Services (BOSS)
Telephone
01202 584353
Address
Seastone House49 Alumhurst RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH4 8EP

Behavioural Outreach Support Services (BOSS)

The Behavioural Outreach Support Service works with children/young person aged 0-18 years and their family who have a learning disability and mental health problem.  The team provide intensive assessment and support, treatment, advice and consultation for the child/young person. The team also works closely with Education, Social Services and has access to Consultants in psychiatry of Learning disabilities, Clinical Psychlogy and Occupational Therapy.

Service Name
Purbeck Sports Centre
Telephone
01929 556561
Address
Westport HouseWorgret RoadDorsetUnited KingdomBH20 4PP

Purbeck Sports Centre

Purbeck Sports Centre provides a range of sports and leisure facilities both for beginners and the more experienced. They include a swimming pool, gym, astro pitch, cricket nets and football/cricket pitch.

Service Name
Purbeck District Council
Telephone
01929 556561
Address
Westport HouseWorgret RoadWarehamDorsetUnited KingdomBH20 4PP

Purbeck District Council

Information and advice about Services provided in Purbeck.

If you would like to find out information about Youth Clubs in Purbeck click on the folloing link: Youth Clubs

If you would like to find out information about Things to see and do in Purbeck click on the following link: Things to see and do in Purbeck

If you would like to find out information about child care and family support services click on the following link: WORD Family information in Dorset

Service Name
The Children’s Learning Disability Service
Telephone
01202 584353
Address
Seastone House49 Alumhurst RdDorsetUnited KingdomBH4 8EP

The Children’s Learning Disability Service

The Children’s Learning Disability Service works with children/young person aged 0-18 years and their family who have a learning disability and mental health problem.  The team  works closely with Education, Social Services and offers a range of services from individual work, family work and groups.   We have within our team a range of specialist practitioners:- Consultants in Psychiatry of Learning Disabilities, Clinical Psychology and Occupational Therapy, Family Therapy, Art Therapy, Play Therapy, Nurses and Sleep Practitioners.

North Dorset

Service Name
North Dorset CAMHS
Telephone
01258 394149
Address
Blandford Community HospitalBetty Highwood UnitMilldown RoadDorsetUnited KingdomDT11 7DD

North Dorset CAMHS

We offer children, young people and their families (aged 0-18 years) assessment and multi disciplinary therapeutic intervention for moderate to severe mental health problems. The clinic offer a range of individual, family and group treatments depending upon the needs of the young person or family.

Service Name
Blandford Leisure Centre
Telephone
01258 455566
Address
Milldown RoadDorsetUnited KingdomDT11 7DB

Blandford Leisure Centre

Blandford Leisure Centre is a multi sports leisure centre with swimming pools, sports hall, squash courts, fitness suite, sauna, tennis courts. The centre programme provides a wide range of activities and facilities for hire suitable for everyone.

Service Name
Sturminster Newton Leisure Centre
Telephone
01258 471831
Address
Honeymead LaneDorsetUnited KingdomDT10 1EW

Sturminster Newton Leisure Centre

Sturminster Newton Leisure centre provides a wide range of activities suitable for everyone. They include: a fitness suite, a 4 badminton court Sports hall complete with cricket net facilities and an Aerobics studio.

Service Name
Community Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service (CADAS) North
Telephone
01305 214500
Address
30 Maiden Castle RoadDorsetUnited KingdomDT1 2ER

Community Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service (CADAS) North

Community Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service (CADAS) is a service for people requiring treatment for dependency on alcohol or illegal or prescribed drugs.

If you live in or near Dorchester, Bridport, Lyme Regis, Bere Regis,  Blandford Forum, Shaftesbury, Gillingham, Sturminster Newton or Sherborne areas contact:

Community Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service (CADAS) North

Treatment services cover Dorset residents living in Dorchester, Bridport, Lyme Regis, Bere Regis,  Blandford Forum, Shaftesbury, Gillingham, Sturminster Newton and Sherborne areas.

Service Name
North Dorset District Council
Telephone
01258 454111
Address
NordonSalisbury roadDorsetUnited KingdomDT11 7LL

North Dorset District Council

Information and advice about Services provided in North Dorset.

If you would like to find out information about child care and family support services click on the following link: WORD Family information in Dorset

Service Name
Early Intervention in Psychosis Service
Telephone
01258 450610 (North CMHT) or 01305 214500
Address
30 Maiden Castle RoadDorsetUnited KingdomDT1 2ER

Early Intervention in Psychosis Service

Early Intervention in Psychosis Service is part of Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust and provides support to young people aged between 14-35 who appear to be experiencing a first episode of psychosis or a suspected first episode of psychosis.

West Dorset

Service Name
West Dorset CAMHS
Telephone
01305 255705
Opening Times
8.30am - 5pm
Address
The Children's CentreDamers RoadDorsetUnited KingdomDT1 2LB

West Dorset CAMHS

Professionals who work with families and individual young people up to 18 years who have concerns of an emotional, behavioural or psychological nature. The clinic offer a range of individual, family and group treatments depending upon the needs of the young person or family.

Service Name
Bridport Leisure Centre
Telephone
01308 427 464
Address
Brewery FieldsDorsetUnited KingdomDT6 5LN

Bridport Leisure Centre

Bridport Leisure Centre offers a wide range of recreational facilities and activities which include; swimming pool, gym and squash.

Service Name
Dorset v
Telephone
01305 727027
Address
5 North SquareDorsetUnited KingdomDT1 1HY

Dorset v

Dorset v is a youth volunteering charity. There mission is to positively change the negative misconceptions of youth in society through youth led volunteering. 

Their aim is that:

  • All Young People aged 16-25 in Dorset are given the opportunity to volunteer
  • Individuals talents, skills and knowledge are brought out through volunteering 
  • To provide a volunteering programme that is flexible to meet the needs of young people and their communities. 
Service Name
Gryphon Leisure Centre
Telephone
01935 814011
Opening Times
Mon - 4pm - 11pm, Tues - Thurs - 5:30pm - 11pm, Fri - 4pm - 10pm, Sat - 9am - 6pm, Sun - 9am - 11pm
Address
Bristol RoadDorsetUnited KingdomDT9 4EQ

Gryphon Leisure Centre

The Gryphon Leisure Centre provides a range of activities for people of all ages to include; squash courts, aerobic/dance studio, gym, tennis courts, badminton and football.

Service Name
St Osmonds Community Sports Centre
Telephone
01305 756472
Opening Times
Mon - Fri - 7am-10pm, Sat & Sun - 9am - 6pm
Address
Barnes WayDorsetUnited KingdomDT1 2DZ

St Osmonds Community Sports Centre

St Osmonds Community Sports Centre offers a variety of activities for people of all ages to include; football, tennis, gymnastics, gym and badminton.

Service Name
Thomas Hardye Leisure Centre
Telephone
01305 266772
Opening Times
Mon-Wed -7am - 10:45pm, Thurs - 9am - 10:45pm, Fri- 7am - 10:45pm, Sat- 7am - 5pm, Sun 7:30am - 11pm
Address
Coburg RoadDorsetUnited KingdomDT1 2HT

Thomas Hardye Leisure Centre

Facilities include swimming pool, multi purpose sports hall, activity/dance studio, gym, artifical turf ptch, football pitches and cricket square.

Service Name
Dorchester Lending Library
Telephone
01305 224440/224652
Address
Colliton ParkDorsetUnited KingdomDT1 1XJ

Dorchester Lending Library

The library offers access to a wide range of services including books for adults and young people, feature films and music to hire, reference and information services, story and rhyme time sessions, the Thomas Hardy collection and various other author collections. It also provides free internet access for all.

Service Name
Dorset County Council
Telephone
01305 221000
Address
County HallColliton ParkDorsetUnited KingdomDT1 1XJ

Dorset County Council

Information and advice about Services provided in West Dorset and surrounding area.

If you would like to find out information about child care and family support services click on the following link: WORD Family information in Dorset

Service Name
Early Intervention in Psychosis Service
Telephone
01305 214 500
Opening Times
08.30-17:00
Address
30 Maiden Castle RoadDorsetUnited KingdomDT1 2ER

Early Intervention in Psychosis Service

Early Intervention Service in Psychosis is part of Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust and provides support to young people aged between 14-35 who appear to be experiencing a first episode of psychosis or a suspected first episode of psychosis.

Weymouth & Portland

Service Name
Weymouth and Portland CAMHS
Telephone
01305 762810
Address
Chalbury (East Entrance)Weymouth Community Hospital3 Melcombe AvenueDorsetUnited KingdomDT4 7TB

Weymouth and Portland CAMHS

We offer children, young people and their families (aged 0-18 years) assessment and multi disciplinary therapeutic intervention for moderate to severe mental health problems. The clinic offer a range of individual, family and group treatments depending upon the needs of the young person or family.

Service Name
TIDES
Telephone
01305 780563
Opening Times
Monday - Friday 1pm - 4pm. Monday, Wednesday & Friday 7pm - 10pm.
Address
2 Newstead RoadDorsetUnited KingdomDT4 8JE

TIDES

rib tickling, gob smacking, gut wrenching, cool talking, quiet listening, music making, dream weaving, custom cooking, mind blowing, fun happening,
out reach working, anger managing, poetry writing, brain chilling, life living, welcome backing, pool playing, driver training, music composing,
bike repairing, tear stopping grass track racing, laughter making, art and painting, kite flying, job finding, guitar playing, photographing,
wood working, drum bashing, mega pleasing, going camping, rock band blasting, quiet reflecting, never judging, high rope walking, blues lifting,there's no failing, choice giving, magic making - TIDES

Service Name
WAVES
Telephone
01305 768 768
Opening Times
Monday and Thursdays- 10am - 6pm, Wednesday and Friday 10am - 3pm.
Address
52 St Mary's StreetDorsetUnited KingdomDT4 8BJ

WAVES

WAVES offers both advice and information about drugs and alcohol and counselling for family mediation and parenting.

Service Name
Weymouth College Community Sports Centre
Telephone
01305 208713
Address
Cranford AvenueDorsetUnited KingdomDT4 7LQ

Weymouth College Community Sports Centre

Weymouth College Community Sports Centre offers a wide range of leisure activities to people of all ages which include; gym, climbing wall, cricket nets, badminton and volleyball.

Service Name
Budmouth Community Sports Centre
Telephone
01305 830508
Opening Times
Mon - Fri - 9am - 10pm, Sat - 9am - 6pm, Sun - 9am - 5pm
Address
Chickerell RoadDorsetUnited KingdomDT4 9SY

Budmouth Community Sports Centre

Budmouth Community Sports Centre offers a wide range of leisure activities for people of all ages which include; gym, fitness classes, football, tennis, badminton and indoor climbing wall.

Service Name
Portland Tophill Library
Telephone
01305 820171
Address
The StraitsDorsetUnited KingdomDT5 1HG

Portland Tophill Library

The library offers access to a wide range of services including books for adults and young people, feature films and music to hire, reference and information services, local history. It also provides free internet access for all.

Service Name
Weymouth Lending Library
Telephone
01305 762410
Address
Great George StreetDorsetUnited KingdomDT4 8NN

Weymouth Lending Library

The library offers access to a wide range of services including books for adults and young people, regular story times and rhyme time sessions, feature films and music to hire, reference and information services. It also provides free internet access for all.

Service Name
Community Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service (CADAS) South
Telephone
01305 779706
Address
5 Belle VueDorsetUnited KingdomDT4 8DR

Community Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service (CADAS) South

Community Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service (CADAS) is a service for people requiring treatment for dependency on alcohol or illegal or prescribed drugs.


Service Name
Weymouth and Portland Borough Council
Telephone
01305 838000
Address
Council OfficesNorth QuayDorsetUnited KingdomDT4 8TA

Weymouth and Portland Borough Council

Information and advice about Services Provided in Weymouth and Portland.

Service Name
Early Intervention in Psychosis Service
Telephone
01305 362060 (Weymouth & Portland CMHT) or 01305 214500
Address
30 Maiden Castle RoadDorsetUnited KingdomDT1 2ER

Early Intervention in Psychosis Service

Early Intervention in Psychosis Service is part of Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust and provides support to young people aged between 14-35 who appear to be experiencing a first episode of psychosis or a suspected first episode of psychosis

Dorset wide

Service Name
Pebble Lodge
Telephone
01202 545400
Address
49 Alumhurst RoadWestbourneDorsetUnited KingdomBH4 8EP

Pebble Lodge

Pebble Lodge is an 8 bedded adolescent inpatient unit with additional day places, for young people aged between 12 and 18 years who are suffering from acute and severe mental health problems. At Pebble Lodge we assess and treat young people, and support their families/carers. Every care package designed is unique to an individual's needs and can include individual therapy,  group therapy and family therapy, as well as education. Our staff are friendly, professional and each one has different expertise. They are dedicated to ensuring young people return to their families/carers as quickly and smoothly as possible. Referrals are made through the Crisis Intensive Home Treatment Service, with which we work very closely.

Service Name
Dorset Parent Partnership Service
Telephone
Christchurch/East/North Dorset and Weymouth & Portland - Jane Schmidt - 07748 624609. West Dorset - Anne Barker - 01300 341978
Address
PO Box 6207DorsetUnited KingdomDT1 9AT

Dorset Parent Partnership Service

The Dorset Parent Partnership offers independent, impartial free information and support to parents/carers of children with special educational needs and/or disability, who may have concerns about their child's education. One to one support is available plus term-time weekly support group.

Service Name
Mosaic
Telephone
01258 837071
Address
3 Barnes CroftColes LaneMilborne StreetDorsetUnited KingdomDT11 0LG

Mosaic

A Dorset Charity offering support to bereaved children, young people, parents and carers. Mosaic provide individual support and offer children and young people the opportunity to meet others and share their experiences. (Depending on circumstances there may be a fee to pay, please contact the charity to discuss.)

Service Name
Relate Dorset Children & Young People Counselling Service
Telephone
01302 380900
Opening Times
Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm
Address
2 Poundbury Business CentreDorsetUnited KingdomDT1 3WA

Relate Dorset Children & Young People Counselling Service

Relate CYP and Family Counsellors support 7-18 year olds and their families by providing a confidential space to talk in private about anything that is troubling.  Counselling will help you to work things out for yourself and to look at things differently.  We have outposts across Dorset but CYP counselling is conducted in Weymouth or Dorchester.  We accept self-referral or referrals from other professional agencies such as school, youth organisations, CAMHS, GPs.