USEFUL

CONTACTS

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Below is just a sample of the information we hold on useful contacts.  We have resources under a number of categories, including Benefits, Carers & Caring, Computing & Technology, Death & Burial, Disability Services, Eyesight, Financial & Occupational, Food, Household Services & Maintenance, Social & Associated Services, and Transport. Please contact us if you need details of any services and organisations across any of these categories.  Please note, no information provided can be considered a referral or recommendation on the part of BJSS.

  • BOURNEMOUTH BLIND SOCIETY

5 Victoria Park Road, Bournemouth BH9 2RB

Telephone: 01202 546644            Website:  www.bournemouthblindsociety.uk

 

  • BOURNEMOUTH COMMUNITY TRANSPORT (SEDCAT) 

3-5 Palmerston Road, Boscombe, BH1 4HN 

Telephone: 01202 598295            Website:  www.sedcat.org.uk

 

They run a door-to-door morning shopping service to the Sovereign Centre in Boscombe and Castlepoint Shopping Centre. Shopmobility is available at these destinations.  They also run a service on the first Monday of each month to Wimborne, covering Ferndown.

 

The service is for the elderly or those with a physical or sensory disability who are no longer able to use public transport in the BH1 to BH11 postcode areas.  Registration is required.

 

  • DWP ATTENDANCE ALLOWANCE  

Helpline: 0800 731 0122 

 

  • EYE TESTS AT HOME

Website: http://www.homevisiteyetests.com/

Email: enquiry@homevisiteyetests.com

 

  • MY LIFE MY CARE

Website:  https://www.mylifemycare.com/directory

 

The site provides information and advice about a significant number of care and support services for adults.

 

  • PARKING BLUE BADGE

Website for information and applications:

https://www.bournemouth.gov.uk/Parking/DisabledParking/apply-for-or-renew-your-blue-badge.aspx

 

  • THE SILVER LINE 

Telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90

Website: https://www.thesilverline.org.uk/

 

The Silver Line is a free, 24-hour confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people.