Further information and support
Local information and support
Help & Care
Help and Care also has fact sheets regarding issues that affect carers. Help and Care also have an Advocacy Service if you need help to sort out your social care and benefit needs. For more information, contact the Gateway Information Service on:
Telephone:0300 111 3303
Open Monday to Thursday from 9.00am to 5.00pm and from 10.00am to 4.30pm on Friday.
My Life My Care
Information for Carers is also available on the pan-Dorset local authority website
National information and support
20 Great Dover Street
Tel: 020 7378 4999
Carers UK Adviceline – open Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm
Carers UK campaign for the rights of carers throughout the UK, lobbying Parliament and official bodies for changes and improvements in carers policy. Carers UK Adviceline has a wealth of information and advice on all carers issues affecting both adults and children.