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Dorset services

Dorset Services

Action for Children Dorset works with children, young people and their parents/carers across the county to ensure they have the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential.

Our services include parenting programmes, a nightstop service and more.

Parenting Programmes

Spaces are available for our parenting programmes, please visit our Parenting Programmes Schedule page for more details

Behaviours That Challenge Us Information Sessions

Dates are available for our Behaviours That Challenge Us Information Sessions - book your place here

Action for Children National Parent Support Service

Action for Children is offering free online national parenting support for families with children aged 0 – 19. You can ask us for help on all sorts of things – from how to keep your children entertained at home, to how to handle difficult behaviour, to how to manage stress and anxiety at this challenging time.

Head to to read our advice and useful resources or talk directly to a parenting coach via our confidential 1-1 live chat.

Whatever you need, Action for Children are here to listen and support you.



Dorset Nightstop provides safe, secure emergency accommodation for young people aged 16-25 who are at risk of, or are, homeless.

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Parenting programmes

Parenting programmes

We offer various parenting programmes to help you through the more challenging times

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