Local Authority Safeguarding & Support
For local authority information surrounding safeguarding please visit the Pan-Dorset Safeguarding Partnerships website: https://pdscp.co.uk
Local Early Help Services
For families and young people in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch:
Family Information Directory – Information on all services available to families in BCP
UP in BCP – Support and Advice for all young people 13-19 living in BCP
SUSSED – Advice centre: 1442A Wimborne Road, Bournemouth, BH10 7AS. See website for opening hours.
507– Advice Centre: 507 Christchurch Rd, Bournemouth BH1 4AF. See website for opening hours.
NUMBER 18 – Advice Centre – see website for opening hours – Number 18, 18 Hill Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1NR.
Dorset Youth – Designed by young people for young people in the area
SSCT Young People – Dorset Police
Sarah’s Law (Child Sex Offender Disclosure Scheme) – Dorset Police
Local Authority Children’s Social Care:
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Safeguarding Advice (Children’s First Response Hub) 01202 123334
BCP Out of Hours Service: 01202 738256 Website: bcpcouncil.gov.uk
Dorset Safeguarding Advice: 01305 228866
Dorset Out of Hours Service: 01305 228558
Always call 999 if you think a child is at immediate risk of significant harm.
To read Government guidance on safeguarding please visit their website www.gov.uk/topic/schools-colleges-childrens-services/safeguarding-children
National Support Services