You are invited to join us for our joint Annual General Meeting on
Wednesday 6th March 2019
Chaseside, Bournemouth, BH7 7DX
At our AGM we will be reviewing the achievements of both Access Dorset and DOTS Disability over the last year and looking forward to what we plan to achieve in the year ahead. Please book your place as soon as possible to help us to ensure that we can cater for everyone attending.
New! Seated pilates every Wednesday 11.40 – 12.15. Accessible excercise for everyone, followed by the ever popular Horizons Cafe.
Free Information, Advice and Guidance Service
Provided by staff and volunteers with lived experience of the barriers faced by disabled and older people.
- Telephone Advice:
10.00 – 4.00 Monday – Friday
- Tel: 01202 771336
The home of Access Dorset and our community resource. We provide a home for DOTS Disability, Double Act Disability Theatre, Bournemouth Older People Forum, Bournemouth Parent Carer Group and Addaction. Available for event/party hire.
For more information and booking terms and conditions please follow this link.
Help Through Crisis Advocacy Project
A five year Big Lottery Funded project providing advocacy and case work support to disabled people facing extreme financial/housing hardship.
Please contact us for referral information.
Welcome to the Horizons Cafe! Open every Wednesday from 12.00 – 2.00 serving amazing, healthy, and great value food. The cafe is a vocational training project for disabled folk. The cafe is open to all and is friendly to all, including people living with dementia.
Please contact us for more information or just pop in!
Why not visit our stunning sensory garden, relax and unwind! Open daily between 9.00 and 5.00. No appointment needed and unless it’s a Wednesday (when the Horizons Cafe is open!) you’re welcome to bring your own sandwiches. Thank you to the Talbot Village Trust for generously funding our Award Winning Garden
Please contact us for more information.
Walk and Talk
Join us for Walk and Talk! A gentle and accessible walk, fresh air and the sounds of nature can all inspire and lead to a sense of well-being. Our walks are held every other week and are open to people with any ability. After Walk and Talk, if you like, you can stay for Coffee and Cake back at The Bridge. For more information please call Romany on 01202 771336
Every Monday 2.00pm – 4.30pm
Soup making, baking, café skills, catering
More information? Ask Romany at Access Dorset. 01202 771336
Dorset Police Strategic Consultation Service
Our project that ensures that Dorset Police Strategy, Policy and Procedure is informed by the views of local disabled and older people.
Please contact us for more information or to get involved
Community Safety Service
Access Dorset is a Third Part Hate Crime Reporting Centre and as an outcome of a Community Safety project previously funded by Lloyds Bank Foundation we have created a very useful Community Safety Toolkit. To report a hate incident or hate crime in confidence please contact Access Dorset. You can view our toolkit by following this link.
Our Funders and Supporters
The Valentine Charitable Trust