Welcome to the Advice Dorset Partnership E-News bulletin. The bulletin is circulated every two weeks* and will bring you news and information relating the advice sector in Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole. If you would like to send anything out via the bulletin, please send it to me at caroline@caidorset.org.uk

Please note the NEXT bulletin will be published on 10 August 2017

Advice Dorset Partnership

Now booking:

  • Welfare Benefit Forum – Thursday 7th September 2017, Wimborne
  • Mental Health & Benefits  Training – Thursday 21st September 2017, Wimborne

News and Useful Information

  • Launch of CPAG’s new universal credit email advice service for advisers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
  • An independent report looking at responses to the Improving Dorset’s Healthcare Clinical Services Review consultation

Events and Training

  • Bournemouth and Poole Local Advice Network – Wednesday 4th October 2017, Poole
  • The Department for Work and Pensions, in partnership with Local Authorities, are organising briefings for ‘stakeholders’ on the full roll-out of Universal Credit – these will be available to book via Eventbrite, more details to follow:
    • Tuesday 19 September, Wimborne
    • Wednesday 27 September, Bournemouth
    • Thursday 28 September, Upton

Research & Reports

Funding opportunities

  • Dorset Community Foundation: Neighbourhood Fund – projects for older peope in Bournemouth and Poole
  • ScottishPower Foundation grants