Help and Care

Contact details

Help and Care
Pokesdown Centre
896 Christchurch Road

Public phone: 0300 111 3303

Email: Click to Email

Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Information, support and advice for older people and carers in Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset. Services include a telephone helpline, advocacy and support, gardening services, Handiworks service offering home repairs

Target group: Older people and carers of all ages.

Area served: Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset.

How to contact: Drop-in, phone, email or write.


Monday: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday: 9am - 5pm

Wednesday: 9am - 5pm

Thursday: 9am - 5pm

Friday: 10am - 4.30pm

Weekends: Not Open

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Ramped entrance, lift.

Other information

Languages other than English: Access to interpreters.

Charity number: 1055056

Year established: 1985

Staffing: 138 staff, based in Bournemouth, Poole, Dorset, IOW, West Sussex, Surrey, Wokingham and Slough

Public transport: Pokesdown train station. Local bus routes.

Record last checked: 28 November 2016

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