The Xchange

The Xchange is a news and information network for families with children and young people who are disabled in the new Dorset Council area (i.e. excluding Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole). The Xchange website ( provides a valued resource of relevant information on a range of topics including activities and short breaks as well as a news section. Families who register with The Xchange receive a popular monthly newsletter with up to date news, details of local activities, groups and support as well as The Dorset Max Card for their child and a Carers Card for themselves. The Xchange has over 1200 registered members. See the website for further information.


01305 224794


Venue address
Children's Services Dorset Council
County Hall

Service Details

Additional Information

Joining The Xchange is free and easy. The information you supply forms part of the statutory register we are obliged to maintain by law. It is completely voluntary and you can ask for your child's name to be removed at any time.

Referral information

Via website. Short application form

Age Range Details
0 - 19
Age Range
0 years 0 months to 19 years 0 months

Journey Planner

Address: Children's Services  Dorset Council  County Hall  Dorchester  Dorset