Young People Support / Youth Clubs

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Support for Young People

Dorset for You

Dorset council information for young people with special needs and/or disabilities and their families as they prepare for adulthood.


Purbeck District Council

Information about services including youth clubs, housing etc.


T:  01929 556561

Relate Dorset Children & Young People Counselling Service

Relate CYP and Family Counsellors support 7-18 year olds and their families by providing a confidential space to talk in private about anything that is troubling - counselling sessions in Weymouth or Dorchester.


T:  01302 380900


Youth action project raising awareness about bullying and racism.


T:  01202 467000

The Quay Advice Centre

Wide range of advice for 11-25 year olds and access to services such as counseling, the Youth Advisory Clinic, housing services, Connexions.


T:  01202 262291

The Planet

Young people's advice and information centre serving East Dorset. Various advisors available, Connexionx careers advisor (13-19 years) Shadows drug and alcohol service (13-25 years).


T:  01202 840628


Independent charity offering advice and services on range of issues including homelessness, child contact centres, youth projects across Dorset.


T:  01202 254884

UP (previously Number 18)

To ensure that children and young people in Poole are supported and have the knowledge, guidance and advice to make informed decisions and actions. Whether it’s your future, things to do, health or finding your voice.


T:  01202 262291