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Community Action Network

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Community Action Network
Boscombe Link
3-5 Palmerston Road

Public phone: 01202 466130


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Community Action Network (CAN) is a charity that provides professional and practical support to organisations working within the voluntary and community sector in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. Our mission is to empower the voluntary sector, enable volunteering and involve communities, and we believe that together, we CAN make a difference. We provide professional expertise, practical services and a platform for promoting and sharing volunteering opportunities. We help groups set up, speak up on their behalf to ensure they have a say in the local community, support them to network, and give them the tools and knowledge they need to grow and thrive.Any charity, voluntary group or community organisation working for the good of the local community can join us – and our members are the heart of everything we do.

Target group: Local organisations, community groups, the public, volunteers. People with disabilities.

Area served: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

How to contact: Phone (01202 466130), email or website. Open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm


Monday: 9am – 5pm

Tuesday: 9am – 5pm

Wednesday: 9am – 5pm

Thursday: 9am – 5pm

Friday: 9am – 5pm

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Public car park nearby with spaces for disabled drivers.

Other information

Languages other than English:

Charity number: 1081381

Year established: 1972

Staffing: 6 full time, 6 part time

Public transport: Close to Boscombe Bus Station

Record last checked: 28 October 2021


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