0300 111 3303

Other sources of benefit information and advice

Other local and national sources of benefit information and advice

Dorset Welfare Benefits Partnership, Age UK Dorchester and Dorset County Council’s Welfare Benefits Team are working together to provide benefits advice and help to older people in rural Dorset. Age Uk Dorchester challenge benefit authorities by helping older people appeal or seek a review of decisions by referring on to independent advice agencies.

Age UK – Dorchester

Rowan Cottage
4 Prince of Wales
Tel: 01305 269444
Email: info@ageukdorchester.org.uk
Website: http://www.ageuk.org.uk/dorchester/Information--advice/Money-and-benefits/

Surgeries operate on the 4th Thursday of the month, 9am – 12.30pm and are by appointment only. Please book an appointment via office.

Adult Access Team

PO Box 7184
Tel: 01305 221016
Fax: 01305 264607
Email: adultaccess@dorsetcc.gov.uk
Website: http://www.dorsetforyou.com/161282

The Adult Access Team will be able to advise you about your entitlement to Social Care, benefits for older people and carers, and health benefits and services, and signpost you to other organisations that may also be able to help you.

Carers UK

20 Great Dover Street
Tel: 020 7378 4999
Email: info@carersuk.org

Carers UK Advice Line: 0808 808 7777
Opening hours: Wed and Thurs 10am – 12 noon and 2pm – 4pm.
Email: adviceline@carersuk.org

Carers UK is a membership organisation of carers that campaigns to improve services and support for carers. They have produced a range of information sheets and leaflets about benefits and money matters.


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