Family Support

 
Family of four
 
 

Support for Families/Carers

Poole Information Service

Signposting service to a range of services for families in Poole.

W: www.poolefamilyinformationdirectory.com/kb5/poole/fis/home.page

Children's Centres in Poole

Signposts to local children's centres and services.

W: www.poolefamilyinformationdirectory.com/kb5/poole/fis/family.page?familychannel=4

Poole's Local Offer

Support for children with special educational needs and disabilities in Poole and for their families.

W: www.poolefamilyinformationdirectory.com/kb5/poole/fis/localoffer.page

The Listening Ear

Working with families in Dorset to find solutions to stress.

W: www.the-listening-ear.org/

T:  01202 280084

Coping with Chaos

Charity offering support to families which a child or young person with disability or special educational needs.

W: https://diverseabilities.org.uk/children/copingwithchaos/

T:  01202 855105

Support for Professionals

The Dorset Families Matter Programme

This information is specifically for professionals supporting troubled families and requires registration. It is a service to support the government's families matter agenda in Dorset.

E:  dorsetfamiliesmatter@dorsetcc.gov.uk

T:  01305 221656 / 221650

Support for All

Dorset Family Information Service

Not for profit, counselling service.

W: www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/fis

E:  familyinfo@dorsetcc.gov.uk

T:  01202 740044

Strengthening Families Programme 10 - 14

This FREE programme is for all families with a young person aged 10-14 years and runs for two hours, one evening a week, for six weeks.

W: https://www.dorsetyouth.com/sfp-10-14

T:  Lynne Rockey on 01305 262440