Adult Social Care Services

Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service

On advice from the government regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some services have changed. Find the latest information and advice about services for vulnerable adults in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

See further information about changes to services.

We provide a range of information, advice and services to adults with care and support needs or who have caring responsibilities.

Our social care teams can be reached through the Adult Social Care Contact Centre.

They give advice on getting care and the help we offer. 

You can submit your own initial assessment using our online assessment form

About Adult Social Care Services

Care and support for vulnerable adults and their carers. Find out what we do and how.

Get Care And Support

See who can have services, find out how we assess your needs and apply for help.


If you provide unpaid care for an adult we can help you. We offer support, advice, information, help to take a break and training.

Types Of Support

We're here to help you find the right support so that you can live safely and independently.

Paying For Social Care Support

You may have to pay for services you receive depending on what you can afford.

My Life, My Care

Online advice and information directory for adults with care and support needs and their carers.

Protecting Adults From Abuse

Some adults may be at risk of being abused. If you have concerns, call the Adult Social Care Contact Centre on 01202 123654 or Dorset Police 01202 222222. In an emergency 999.