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Dorset Community Action is a charity committed to helping communities and voluntary groups to achieve their goals by providing support, inspiration and resources throughout Dorset.
Area:
Dorchester
Locality
West Dorset
Telephone:
01305 250921
Fax: 01305 216420
E-mail:
info@dorsetcommunityaction.org.uk
Website:
www.dorsetcommunityaction.org.uk
Address
The Coach House, Dorchester,  DT1 1EF
Transport is an integral part of modern living and is a critical issue when ensuring accessibility to jobs, learning, health care, shopping, leisure and other opportunities that can significantly impact our quality of life. Community transport is often perceived as only for older people, however,…
Area:
Dorchester
Locality
West Dorset
Telephone:
01305 250921
Fax: 01305 216420
E-mail:
info@dorsetcommunityaction.org.uk
Website:
www.dorsetcommunityaction.org.uk/.../chbk
Address
The Coach House, Dorchester,  DT1 1EF
The Dorchester, Sherborne and Districts Citizens Advice offers free, confidential, impartial and independent advice on debt, consumer issues, benefits, housing, legal matters, employment & immigration and further information for families including education, health and relationships.
Area:
Dorchester
Locality
West Dorset
Telephone:
03442 451291
Website:
westdorsetca.org.uk/
Address
Dorchester & District Citizens Advice 1 Acland Road,  Dorchester,  Dorset,  DT1 1JW
Safe, friendly and neutral place where children of separated families can spend time with one or both parents and sometimes other family members.
Area:
Dorchester
Locality
West Dorset
Telephone:
07930 809184
Website:
www.naccc.org.uk
Address
51 Charles Street, Dorchester,  Dorset,  DT1 1EE
People in need who live in the ancient parishes of Blandford, Shaftesbury or Sturminster Newton. Applicants should generally have lived in one of the three towns for a minimum of one year before being eligible to apply. The Charity may award grants to individuals living…
Area:
Dorchester
Locality
North Dorset
Telephone:
01305 264573
E-mail:
wwc@kennedylegg.co.uk
Website:
www.williamwilliams.org.uk/
Address
Kennedy Legg 10 Prince Of Wales Road,  Dorchester,  Dorset,  DT1 1PW
We can help with family history, local history or house history plus school and community projects and much more. You can visit the history centre for free five days a week. We hold a huge collection of documents (including parish registers) and books relating to…
Area:
Dorchester
Locality
West Dorset
Telephone:
01305 250550
Fax: 01305 257184
E-mail:
archives@dorsetcc.gov.uk
Website:
www.dorsetforyou.com/.../dorsethistorycentre
Address
Dorset History Centre Bridport Road,  Dorchester,  Dorset,  DT1 1RP
HANG ON IN THERE! Sharing and caring support group for parents with challenging teenagers. If you are tearing your hair out, or struggling with teenage behaviour and would like support through difficult times, then our friendly informal group is here for you. Be with other…
Area:
Dorchester
Locality
West Dorset
Telephone:
Mobile: 07977 283791
E-mail:
hang.oninthere@yahoo.com
Address
Dorset Youth Association Lubbecke Way,  Dorchester,  Dorset,  DT1 1QL
Dorset Reading Partners is a charity that recruits, trains volunteer reading partners to support children with their reading development. Each reading partner works with three or four children over a school year in weekly half-hour sessions outside the classroom, during which they talk, share books…
Area:
Dorchester
Locality
West Dorset
Telephone:
01305 458515
E-mail:
juliet@dorsetreadingpartners.org.uk
Website:
www.dorsetreadingpartners.org.uk/
Address
The Little Keep Barrack Road,  Dorchester,  Dorset,  DT1 1SQ
People First Dorset is a user-led charity supporting people with learning disabilities to speak up and lead change. Projects include the Friendship Club, a club for adults with learning disabilities (18+) where people can safely enjoy social events, friendship and fun in their local community.…
Area:
Dorchester
Telephone:
01305 257600
E-mail:
office@dorsetpeoplefirst.co.uk
Website:
peoplefirstdorset.org.uk/
Address
People First Dorset, Winterborne Herringston,  Dorchester,  Dorset,  DT2 9PU
A food bank is a place where donated food is distributed to those in need or an emergency. Many people in Dorset have been hit by the economic downturn, local people are experiencing a crisis that is not their fault such as changes in benefit,…
Area:
Dorchester
Locality
West Dorset
Telephone:
07554 983978
E-mail:
foodbank@dorchesterbc.org.uk
Website:
dorchesterbc.org.uk
Address
Dorchester Baptist Church The Dorford Centre,  Dorchester,  Dorset,  DT1 1RR