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:
Sussed – Advice centre: 1442A Wimborne Road, Bournemouth, BH10 7AS. See website for opening hours.
The 507 – Advice Centre: 507 Christchurch Rd, Bournemouth BH1 4AF. See website for opening hours.
For families and young people in Poole:
Family Information Directory – Information on all services available to families in Poole.
Up in Poole – Support and Advice for all young people 13-19 living in Poole.
Number 18 – Advice Centre – see website for opening hours – Number 18, 18 Hill Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1NR.
Local Authority Children’s Social Care –
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Safeguarding Advice (MASH): 01202 735046
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 https://www.gov.uk/topic/schools-colleges-childrens-services/safeguarding-children
National Support Services