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Welcome to our Community page which we hope will be helpful to our families who may need guidance or support to access community groups and resources or advice. We will continue to update as additional services are brought to our attention.



My problem

Where to look for help and advice 

I am self isolating and need support

BCP Council helpline 0300 123 7052

BCP website

I would like support with feeding my family

 BCP Council website

Bournemouth Food Bank

Change 4 Life (recipes, food facts and activity) 

Townsend Community Fridge

I need help regarding benefits, housing, consumer issues, employment, debt and money advice, family and relationships, legal matters and immigration. 

Citizens Advice Bureau website

BCP Advice Line : 03444 111 4444

Universal Credit Help to Claim Line : 0800 144 8444 

Shelter website

Shelter Helpline : 03455 151400

SAMEE website

SAMEE helpline : 01202 424477 / 07967452558

I feel lonely

PramaLife website

PramaLife Friendship Line : 01202 022987

I need support with my mental health

Dorset Mind: 


Get in touch

Helpline : 01202 315329

Connection: This is a 24/7 phone helpline for people of all ages in Dorset who are experiencing mental health issues and need support - 0300 123 5440

Local support: If you, or someone you know, have been affected by mental health issues, the following link is a useful place to look for local support. 

BBC Children in Need

Family Information DirectoryBCP FID Link
Other forms of support

Community Action Network

Faithworks Wessex