Useful Family Contacts


Advice Dorset

Offering Advice on Benefits, Money and Debt, Discrimination, Employment, Health and Care, Housing and more.


Help with Housing, Learning, Living and Work.

Contact Tel - 01202 410500

Dorset Family Information Service

Information on Schools and Learning, Early Years and Childcare, Children and Family Support, Activities and much more.  


Citizens Advice Bureau

Free impartial, confidential and independent advice in person or by phone.

Contact Tel - 03444 111 444

Family Lives

Confidential and free helpline service offering support, guidance and and information on all aspects of being a parent.

Contact Tel - 0808 800 2222

Job Centre Plus

Please visit the Website for the Department Contact Number.

National Bullying Helpline

Contact Tel - 0845 22 55 787

National Domestic Violence Helpline

24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline

Contact Tel - 0808 2000 247

NHS Direct

Call 111 for Non-Urgent Medical Advice

Police Non Emergency

Call 101


Advice for Women and Children needing to escape domestic violence.

Contact Tel - 0808 2000 247


24 Hour free Helpline offering advice for those in need.

Contact Tel - 116 123


Housing and Homeless Charity offering Advice.

Womens Aid

Providing life-saving services and helping to build a future where domestic violence is not tolerated.

Contact Tel - 0808 2000 247 


The Amelia Grace Rainbow Fund

Supporting children in Dorset with Terminal, Life-Limiting and Serious Chronic Illness.

Mosaic Family Support

Dorset wide charity offering a pathway of support to bereaved children, young people and their families.


Looking for work? The below Websites advertise local jobs which are ideal for Dorset Mums and Dads.

Purbeck Jobs

West Dorset Jobs 

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