Help and Care
The Pokesdown Centre
896 Christchurch Road
Public phone: 0300 111 3303
Website URL: http://www.helpandcare.org.uk
Service offered: Information, support and advice for vulnerable people, people living with a long-term health condition, older people, people with a disability, and Carers in Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset. Services include a telephone helpline, information and signposting, advocacy and support, health coaching, gardening services, home repairs services, and volunteering opportunities, charity shop.
Target group: Vulnerable people, Older people, adults living with a long-term health condition, adults living with a disability or learning difficulties, adults living with cancer, and Carers of all ages
Area served: Southern England.
How to contact: Drop-in, phone (0300 111 3303), email or write.
Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 10am - 4.30pm
Weekends: Out of hours answerphones only
Office Hours: As above
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Ramped entrance, lift.
Languages other than English: Access to interpreters.
Charity number: 1055056
Year established: 1985
Staffing: 138 staff, based in Bournemouth, Poole, Dorset, IOW, West Sussex, Croydon, Wokingham , Wiltshire and Slough
Public transport: Pokesdown train station. Local bus routes.
Record last checked: 03 August 2018