Steps 2 Wellbeing

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Dorset useful information

Area information

Click the link above to access information on local services provided by Steps2Wellbeing, or contact us here. For other local services see below.

Mental Health

The retreats and community front rooms in Dorset offer safe spaces to discuss your problems and access peer support.

The retreats- open 4.30pm to midnight, Monday to Sunday. 18+ only. no appointment necessary.
Bournemouth: Hahnemann House, Hahnemann Road. BH2 5JW.
Dorchester: 30 Maiden Castle Road. DT1 2ER.

Community Front Rooms- open 3.15pm to 10.45pm, Thursday to Sunday. 18+. No appointment necessary.
Bridport: The Assembly Rooms, Gundry Lane. DT6 3RL.
Shaftesbury: Unit 4-6, Ploy 25c, Longmead Industrial Estate. SP7 8PL.
Wareham: Unit 1, Leanne Business Centre, Sandford Lane. BH20 4DY.

Social Care

Adult Social care- BCP council- caredirect@bcpcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01202 454979
Out of hours: 0300 123 9895, asc.emergencydutyservice@bcpcpuncil.gov.uk

Adult social care- Dorset Council- adultaccess@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01305 221016
Out of hours: 01305 858250

Child protection and safeguarding- BPC Council- MASH@bcpcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01202 458102
Out of hours: 01202 738256, childrensOOHS@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

Child protection and safeguarding- Dorset Council
Tel: 01305 228866

Help for domestic violence/ abuse

Bournemouth Women's Refuge: 01202 547755
Bournemouth Domestic Violence Outreach Project: 01202 547755
Poole Domestic Violence Outreach Project and refuge: 01202 710777
Dorset rape crisis support centre 01202 308840
Domestic abuse helpline for Dorset (You First)- 0800 032 5204