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Organisations that help with prejudice

Here is a list of organisations in Dorset:

Access Dorset

Access Dorset is an independent reporting centre for disability related incidents.

Phone: 01202 771336

Email: enquiries@accessdorset.org.uk

Age Concern

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 Bureau (CAB)

CAB provides free, confidential and independent advice, either face to face or through its fact sheets on their website. 

Phone: 01202 680 838

Email: advice@poolecab.co.uk

Community Security Trust (CST)

CST provides an independent reporting centre for anti-Semitic incidents.

Phone: 020 8457 9999

Email: incidents@cst.org.uk

Dorset Advocacy

Dorset Advocacy provides advocacy to older people, disabled people and people with learning disabilities. 

Phone: 01202 716363

Email: gary@dorsetadvocacy.co.uk

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

Email: enquiries@dorsetrec.org.uk

Help & Care

Help & Care can provide information and advice that will enable people to make decisions and find the right support.

Phone: 0300 1113303

Email: contact@helpandcare.org.uk

Intercom Trust

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

Email: helpline@intercomtrust.org.uk

Poole Forum

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

Email: office@pooleforum.co.uk

Samaritans

Samaritans is available 24 hours a day providing confidential emotional support.

Phone: 01202 551999 or 08457 909090

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Space

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

Email: helen@spaceyouthproject.co.uk

Tell MAMA

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

E-mail: info@tellmamauk.org

Victim Support

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

Email: vsdorset@victimsupport.org.uk

True Vision

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: 21 May 2019
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