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Support & Advice

 

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

LGBT+:

http://www.rainbowbournemouth.co.uk/

National Support Services

Childline:

https://www.childline.org.uk/

NSPCC:

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/

Mental Health:

https://youngminds.org.uk/

https://mind.org.uk/

https://www.kooth.com/