Citizens Advice in Dorset

Citizens Advice in Dorset (CAiD) is a partnership of the nine individual Citizens Advice Bureaux in Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole.CAiD supports the work of the district based bureaux by representing them as a single voice at a County level, by accessing funding opportunities to increase advice provision and to work with partner bureaux to identify opportunities for joint working to increase efficiency and effectiveness.


Shelter gives practical housing advice and support online, in person and by phone. Our expert advisers give free, confidential advice 365 days a year, helping with everything from mortgage arrears to finding a place to sleep.

Dorset Race Equality Council

Dorset Race Equality Council (Dorset REC)’s mission is supporting individuals, communities and institutions in challenging racism, celebrating diversity and promoting equality of opportunity for all in Dorset.


Ansbury’s mission is to deliver quality careers advice, guidance and training to benefit young people, adults and the wider community.

Citizens Advice

The nine local Citizens Advice in Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole are independent organisations providing free, confidential and impartial advice to everybody regardless of race, gender, disability, sexuality, nationality, ethnicity, religion and belief.

They are: