Local Services and Projects

Below you will find a range of local Services and Projects.  You can contact ART Brokerage for further information on these and other services.

If you have others you would like to share with your colleagues, or are aware of any changes to the services below, please email  alan.farmer@bcpcouncil.gov.uk 

Advice, Information and Guidance - For Young People at 'Sussed' and '507'

ART Brokerage - Advice on local services able to work with children, young people and their families 

Autism Wessex - Information, advice and support on a range of autism related topics

BCHA - A range of services for young people and adults centred around Sheltered Housing, Employability & Skills

Children's Centres - offer a range of universal and targeted services to families with children unborn to five years

Citizens Advice BCP - Advice on a range of subjects including: debt, housing, relationships, legal, benefits

Council for Voluntary Services - Search facility for local registered services and projects

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

Counselling & other services - Listening Ear

Diverse Abilities - Dorset disability charity providing a range of services for children, young people and their families.

Domestic violence Recovery Toolkit - Programmes for both Children and Adults

Employability Skills - For Young People 

Face Forward - Supports young adults aged 15 to 24 who are out of employment, education or training

Housing/Homelessness - See for services provided and contact details

Local Services - Details bought together by DWP

Parenting Programmes - Including Triple P, Who's in Charge, , Incredible Years, Parenting Puzzle

Private Fostering in the new BCP Council

Recovery Education Centre - provides education and training for over 18's affected by mental health problems, focusing on self-management, self-determination, choice and responsibility

Safe Families for Children - (Referrals must be made through ART Brokerage). Staffed by volunteers who can provide tailored help and ‘wraparound’ care in the family home

Steps to Wellbeing - free, confidential, NHS service for to people aged 18+ offering a range of treatments for people experiencing problems with low mood/depression, anxiety, stress or other common mental health problems

Substance Misuse - For services provided and contact details of - Addaction, Specialist Services for Young People, and Bournemouth Engagement & Assessment Team (BEAT), single point of access for Adults

Young Carers Project - Support for Children and Young People (aged 5-18) who are identified as Young Carers.