Life Education Wessex is a specialist charity provider of high quality Health , Wellbeing and Drug Prevention Education to 50,000 children every year, 30,000 of those are in Dorset. They work in partnership with schools, parents and the wider community to help children aged 3 to 13 years to develop the ability to make positive, […]
The Macmillan Unit at Christchurch Hospital is a Specialist Palliative Care Unit for patients in South East Dorset and South West Hampshire. It is run by the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and the core services are met by the Hospital Trust. In 2009 it was awarded ‘Practice Development Unit Status’, making […]
Dorset Wildlife Trust is the largest conservation charity in Dorset with over 25,000 members. We are committed to ensuring that there is a secure future for Dorset’s nature – its distinctive wildlife and natural spaces. We use a sound evidence base, influence and wide practical experience of land management and marine conservation to inspire, […]
Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance is a registered charity, established to provide relief from sickness and injury for the people in Dorset and Somerset, by the provision of an air ambulance. No direct funding is received from the Government or the National Lottery and rely entirely on the generosity of the public for support. Since […]
Julia’s House is Dorset’s only hospice dedicated to children with life-limiting conditions. The majority of the children we care for are unlikely to live beyond the age of 18.
The Citizens Advice service offers information and advice through face-to-face, phone and email services, and online via Adviceguide.org.uk
Hope Housing Training and Support Ltd was launched in 2009 to protect the vulnerable in Bournemouth. Hope is supported housing for single homeless individuals. We provide training and education to our residents to enable them to move forward into independent living i.e. non-supported accommodation and seeking employment.
The Footprints Project mentors men and women who are leaving prison or serving a community sentence in the Dorset/South Somerset area. We aim to reduce the risk of re-offending by helping our clients to re-integrate into their local community. We offer a ‘through the gate’ service, meeting with them prior to and on release from […]
The JTYAF supports young people from a wide range of youth organisations providing them with scholarships and bursaries to support their personal development and the pursuit of their ambitions. Recipients of the Charity’s Young Achievers Awards are selected for their demonstration of the Foundation’s key values: courage, determination, unselfishness and cheerfulness in adversity.