Services and Projects
Below you will find a range of Services and Projects many of which are local. You can contact ART Brokerage for further information on these and other services. They will also help you find the right services;
Use their Request Form to save time.
If you have other services you would like to share with your colleagues, or are aware of any changes to the services below, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
ART Brokerage - Advice on local services able to work with children, young people and their families
Children & Young People
Advice, Information and Guidance - For Young People at 'Sussed' in Kinson and '507' in Boscombe
Autism Wessex - Information, advice and support on a range of autism related topics
Children's Centres - offer a range of universal and targeted services to families with children unborn to five years
Diverse Abilities - Dorset disability charity providing a range of services for children, young people and their families.
Employability Skills - For Young People
STARS (Sexual Trauma and Recovery Service) - For both young people and adults: Independant Sexual Violence Advisor; Counselling, Helpline
Substance Misuse - Specialist Services for Young People - 'We Are With You' (formally ADDACTION) (Adults: Bournemouth Engagement & Assessment Team (BEAT), single point of access for Adults)
Trick Box - simple, fun and effective emotional management and personal development programme, Early Years, key stages 1 and 2 and their families
Young Carers Project - Support for Children and Young People (aged 5-18) who are identified as Young Carers.
Counselling & Therapy
Bereavement - Mosaic Family Support (other support)
Counselling Service (Redlands Community) - the service is provided on an affordable contributions basis to those on a low income
Counselling & other services - Listening Ear
Dorpip (Dorset Parent Infant Partnership) - provide specialist therapy for families struggling to form safe, secure relationships with their infants from conception to age two.
Kooth - free online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop.
Citizens Advice BCP - Advice on a range of subjects including: debt, housing, relationships, legal, benefits
DAD Info - Advice and support website for fathers, because DADS matter
Debt Advice and Support - Faithworks Wessex
Happy Families, Happy Futures - A programme for Reducing Parental Conflict (see also training available and Flyer for parents)
Parenting Programmes - Including Triple P, Who's in Charge, , Incredible Years, Parenting Puzzle
Private Fostering in the new BCP Council
Relate - Relationship counselling, family mediation and more
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
CEDAR Prime - Helping children and young people reduce the harmful effect of domestic abuse and difficult family experiences
Domestic Abuse Advice - Instant safety advice for victims via Dorset Police
Domestic violence Recovery Toolkit - Children and Adult programmes
Men's Advice Line (Respect) - for Male victims of Domestic Abuse
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
Steps to Wellbeing - free, confidential, NHS service for people aged 18+ offering a range of treatments for people experiencing problems with low mood/depression, anxiety, stress or other common mental health problems
BCHA - A range of services for young people and adults centred around Sheltered Housing, Employability & Skills
Housing/Homelessness - See for services provided and contact details
Shelter helps people struggling with bad housing or homelessness through advice, support and legal services to support appeals
Council for Voluntary Services - Search facility for local registered services and projects
County Lines Training for Parents & Professionals
Local Services - Details bought together by DWP