Charities that can help

Below you will find a range of charities able to help with providing specialised equipment, funding for activity, one-off grants, for children young people and their families.  If you are aware of others you would like to share with colleagues via this website, please send to:- 

Buttle UK  -  Chances for Children grants provide a package of support for children and young people including kinship care arrangements, domestic abuse, estrangement, physical and mental ill health, and substance abuse

Children Today  -  Grants:  vital specialised equipment for families in need, aiming to give children independence and quality of life

Counselling Service (Redlands Community)  -  the service is provided on an affordable contributions basis to those on a low income

Family Action  -  Small grants programme focuses on two areas, Welfare and Education

Leonardo Trust  -  Help for Carers living in Dorset.  Funding for respite, short breaks, home services, home improvements

Macdonald Trust  -  One-off grants to people of any age living in Dorset, who are in financial hardship and unable to obtain funding from statutory sources 

Turn2Us  -  Benefits Calculator.  Grants search tool. Limited grants available