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
MY LIFE MY CARE
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:
THE SILVER LINE
Telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90
The Silver Line is a free, 24-hour confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people.