Here is a list of organisations in Dorset:
Access Dorset is an independent reporting centre for disability related incidents.
Phone: 01202 771336
Age Concern provides information and advice on health, community care, housing, leisure and education, money and legal issues.
Old Rope Walk, Poole, BH15 4AU
Phone: 01202 666195 (24 Hour Answerphone)
Citizens Advice BCP
Citizens Advice BCP provides free, confidential and independent advice, either face to face or through its fact sheets on their website.
Phone: 03444 111 444
Community Security Trust (CST)
CST provides an independent reporting centre for anti-Semitic incidents.
Phone: 020 8457 9999
Dorset Advocacy provides advocacy to older people, disabled people and people with learning disabilities.
Phone: 01202 716363
Dorset Race Equality Council
Dorset Race Equality Council is an independent charity that provides help and support to victims of discrimination and harassment, particularly related to race, faith or belief. The service is free and confidential.
Phone: 01202 553003
Help & Care
Help & Care can provide information and advice that will enable people to make decisions and find the right support.
Phone: 0300 1113303
Intercom Trust is an independent charity that provides support and advocacy services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people and others in the southwest who encounter homophobic or transphobic crime, prejudice or discrimination. Call their confidential LGBT helpline.
Phone: 0800 6123010
Poole Forum is a charity involving people who have learning disabilities. It has an easy read reporting form and does training on rights for learning disabled people.
Phone: 01202 746 040
Samaritans is available 24 hours a day providing confidential emotional support.
Phone: 01202 551999 or 08457 909090
Space is a group for Lesbian, Gay, Sexual, Trans and Questioning young people in Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole. They can support young people suffering from homophobia.
Phone: 07754 81573
Tell MAMA supports victims of anti-Muslim hate and is a public service which also measures and monitors anti-Muslim incidents.
Phone: 0800 4561226 SMS: 0115 707 0007
Victim Support provides free and confidential support to help victims deal with their experience, whether or not they report it to the police. They have specially trained volunteers in hate crime.
Phone: 01202 606200
True Vision is a national website that covers a huge range of issues and resources related to hate crime reporting, including reporting online hate crime, national organisations that can help and other research and education tools.
Page last updated: 17 August 2020