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West Dorset District Council - Housing Advice

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West Dorset District Council - Housing Advice
South Walks House
South Walks Road

Public phone: 01305 251010


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Assessment of entitlement to housing for people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. Housing provided for people considered in priority need of housing. Temporary accommodation may be available while enquiries are made about eligibility. General housing advice and information for private and council tenants and homeless people. Out of hours emergencies phone 01305 251010.

Target group: People who are or may be priority homeless, and the general public.

Area served: West Dorset District Council - Dorchester, Bridport, Lyme Regis, Sherborne and surrounding areas.

How to contact: Phone/Email or make an appointment.


Monday: 8.30am - 5pm

Tuesday: 8.30am - 5pm

Wednesday: Not Open to Public

Thursday: 8.30am - 5pm

Friday: 8.30am - 4.30pm

Weekends: Not Open

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: No

Access notes: Ramped wheelchair user access at rear of building in gate Street. Loop system.

Other information

Languages other than English:

Charity number:

Year established: 0


Public transport: Dorchester train station - 10 minutes walk.

Record last checked: 19 January 2022


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