NHS Chat Health

NHS Chat Health

March 2, 2021

Confidential help and advice. It’s safe and easy for you to speak to a qualified health professional. Just send a message, you don’t have to give your name. Discreet and quick. It only takes one message to start making a difference. You’ll get confidential advice from trained health staff in your area.

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Little Lullaby

February 11, 2021

Little Lullaby is an online support community for young parents and parents-to-be. Chat, tell your story and share advice with other young mums and dads through pregnancy, birth and beyond.

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Switchboard LGBT+ helpline

We’re here to help you with whatever you want to talk about. Nothing is off limits, and we understand how anxious you might feel before you pick up the phone.

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Think u know

Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline.

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Alateen

Alateen is for teenage relatives and friends of alcoholics. Alateen is part of Al-Anon.

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Power of Youth

Across the UK, young people’s appetite and efforts to help others – as siblings, friends, carers and volunteers – is not being recognised. We should recognise and celebrate those efforts.

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T Levels – The next level qualification

February 4, 2021

T Levels are an alternative to A levels, apprenticeships and other 16 to 19 courses. Equivalent to 3 A levels, a T Level focuses on vocational skills and can help students into skilled employment, higher study or apprenticeships.

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Wired

WIRED is youth service providing intervention, education and training in supporting young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing.

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The Quay Foyer

February 1, 2021

Providing accommodation, personal support and access to training and employment opportunities for young people aged 16-30.

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St Mungo’s

January 28, 2021

St Mungo’s outreach teams go out each night to meet people who are homeless and to help them off the streets. With 17 outreach teams we are one of the largest providers of outreach services in the country.

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Rockley Education

November 25, 2020

We offer either a Level 2 Diploma or Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Outdoors or an Outdoor Activity Instructor Apprenticeships.

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AIM Community

AIMCommunity provides a variety of opportunities for young people to access support and creative learning

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Water Lilly Project

The Water Lily Project is a Christian charity that is passionate about supporting and empowering vulnerable women in Christchurch and surrounding areas and helping them back to independent living.

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NSPCC

The NSPCC is the UK’s leading children’s charity, preventing abuse and helping those affected to recover.

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DadPad

An essential guide for new dads, developed with the NHS.

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CEOP

Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online?

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The Money Charity

The Money Charity’s vision is that everyone achieves Financial Wellbeing by managing their money well.

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We are with you

Get free, confidential support with alcohol, drugs or mental health from one of our local services or online

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Depaul

Supporting young people facing homelessness to achieve their potential.

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YMCA – Housing & Support

We provide short-term supported housing for men and women from 18 to 65 years and provide 108 beds over four projects. Our focus is on equipping clients with the skills they require to achieve or return to independent living.

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BCHA

We are a not for profit, registered Housing Association that have been supporting the local community including those experiencing homelessness for the past 50 years.

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Relate

We offer a range of services to help you with your couple and family relationships, whether you’re young or old, straight or gay, single or in a relationship.

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Papyrus

PAPYRUS is the UK charity for the prevention of young suicide. We offer help and advice to young people with thoughts of suicide.

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Sexual Health Dorset

Sexual Health Dorset is provided by Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust and provides contraceptive and sexual health services across the county.

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Dorset Mind Your Head

Dorset Mind Your Head’s mission is to help the children and young people of Dorset live life mentally healthy. We support parents, carers and teachers too.

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UK Safer Internet Centre

UK Safer Internet Centre is a partnership of three leading charities with a mission to make the internet a better place for children and young people

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EDAS

EDAS have a variety of projects to support people of all ages who have differing needs in relation to their substance misuse across Dorset.

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Fearless

Use our secure online form to give us any information about crime 100% anonymously.

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SH24

24 hours a day, free, discreet & confidential information and postal STI testing kits

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Young Minds

We’re leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges.

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The SEND Local Offer for BCP Council

The BCP Council SEND Local Offer provides information on services and activities for children and young people living in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

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Action for Children

If you are a child or young person we want to help you get your voice heard. Find out how we can support you…

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Sexwise

We’re here to give you honest advice about contraception, pregnancy and STIs.

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Shout

THE UK’S FIRST FREE 24/7 TEXT SERVICE FOR ANYONE IN CRISIS ANYTIME, ANYWHERE. IT’S A PLACE TO GO IF YOU’RE STRUGGLING TO COPE & NEED IMMEDIATE HELP

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11-19 TEAM

We work strategically to support, encourage & deliver educational improvement projects across the local area.

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Weymouth College

An inspiring centrally-based campus situated on Weymouth Bay, currently offering over 250 courses in a wide range of study areas.

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Kingston Maurward College

A vibrant land-based College in Dorchester, Dorset specialising in providing a wide range of full-time, short courses, apprenticeships and university level courses.

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Festival Safe

Whether you’re a first-timer or a hardened veteran, there is something on Festival Safe for everyone.

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KOOTH

A digital mental health and wellbeing company working to provide a welcoming space for digital mental health care, available to all.

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Mind Dorset

Dorset Mind is a pioneering local charity supporting local people with mental health challenges. We educate, challenge mental health stigma and inequality.

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Brook

Your free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing experts.

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CAMHS Dorset

We assess and treat children and young people up the age of 18 who are suffering significant mental difficulties.

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TURN 2 US

Turn2us is a national charity helping people when times get tough. We provide financial support to help people get back on track.

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Live Well Dorset

LiveWell Dorset is a free service for adults in Poole, Bournemouth & Dorset who would like to improve their health and wellbeing.

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Entitled to

Leading providers of online benefit calculators – helping people determine what they can claim from the national and local government via our self-serve calculators.

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STARS

Offers one to one support for anyone of any age or gender in Dorset that has experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their life.

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UCAS

UCAS connects people to University, post Uni studies including teacher training, apprenticeships & internships.

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Poole Housing

Find out about your housing options including private rented accommodation, house shares and social housing.

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Centrepoint

Centrepoint provides housing and support for young people regionally in London, Manchester, Yorkshire and the North East and through partnerships all over the UK. We aim to give homeless young people a future and we want to end youth homelessness.

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The Samaritans

The Samaritans are here, day or night, for anyone who’s struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure.

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Poole Teenage Pregnancy Partnership

The Poole Teenage Pregnancy Partnership aims to help young people avoid unplanned pregnancies and to reduce their risks of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STI’s). The Partnership encourages and enables teenage parents to access a broad range of support services, and to engage with education, training and employment to reduce the risk of long term social […]

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507 Boscombe

November 21, 2020

We can help you with anything that is holding you back or provide you with support. The 507 is our B-Town youth advice centre based in Boscombe.

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NUMBER 18

NUMBER 18 is located in Poole Town Centre and provides confidential information and advice for Young People aged 12 to 19 (or 25 if they have special educational needs or disabilities).

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