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.

 

Adult Access Team (whole of Dorset)

PO Box 7184
Dorchester
DT1 9ER
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.


Age UK – Dorchester

Rowan Cottage
4 Prince of Wales
Dorchester
DT1 1PW
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.


Age Concern Bridport

Chancery House
Chancery Lane
Bridport
DT6 3JT

Surgeries operate on the 2ND Wednesday of the month, 9.30am – 12 noon and are by appointment only. Please book appointment via Age UK Dorchester office.

 


Bridport Disabled Carers and Friends Club

Kings House
East Street Car Park
Bridport

Drop-in surgeries operate on the 2nd Tuesday of the month between 9am – 12 noon, contact Peter Bowditch on 01308 897364 for further information.


The Rendezvous

Under Cheap Street
Sherborne
DT9 3BJ

Drop-in sessions run on 1st Tuesday of the month 10am – 12 noon.




Carers UK

20 Great Dover Street
London
SE1 4LX
Tel: 020 7378 4999
Email: info@carersuk.org
www.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.
ents only service).
Friday: 10am – 1pm (appointments and drop-in service).

 

Weymouth & Portland CAB

2 Mulberry Terrace
Great George Street
Weymouth
DT4 8NQ
Telephone: 01305 782798

Advice Sessions: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Friday 10am – 1pm and 1.30pm – 4pm) appointments only in the afternoon). Wednesday 10am – 1pm.
Telephone Advice Sessions: Mon, Tues, Wed, Friday 10am – 1pm. Thursday 10am – 4pm.

 

 

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