Links

Crisis
In times of crisis there are always people to talk to – and if we’re not open then you can contact these organisations at any time of day or night
Childline –  0800 1111
The Samaritans –  08457 90 90 90

Advice organisations
Citizens Advice Bureau – can help with lots of things but are particularly good at financial and legal advice – the one in Sherborne is based at the Manor House.

Dorset
Use the central hub – www.dorsetforyou.com – to access Council services
Children’s Services
Housing

Education
Gryphon School – Sherborne – 01935 813122
Kingston Maurward College – Dorchester – 01305 215000
Sherborne Learning Centre – Sherborne – 01935 814582
Strode College – Street, Somerset – 01458 844400
Yeovil College – Yeovil Somerset – 01935 423921

Health & Wellbeing
Yeatman Hospital, Sherborne – 01935 813991
Yeovil Hospital, Yeovil – 01935 475122

Housing 
Dorset County Council Housing
BCHA Housing Association
Magna Housing Association
Raglan Housing Association
Homeless UK – information on hostels. day centres and other advice and support services for homeless people and those at risk of homelessness

Dorset organisations for young people
Ansbury Guidance – 01202 677557
Dorset Youth Association – Lubbecke Way, Dorchester – 01305 262440
Roots, 5 North Square, Dorchester – 01305 261318
Space (LGBT) – 07973 405280
Tinney’s Lane Youth Centre
Treads,  28 Market Pl, Blandford Forum – 01258 455448
Waves, 52 St Mary Street, Weymouth

Councils
Sherborne Town Council
West Dorset District Council
Dorset County Council
Gillingham Town Council