Advice and benefits
Information on housing benefit and council tax benefit and access to a range of online benefit services.
- Council tax
How council tax is calculated, how much council tax you are liable for and details of any council tax discounts or exemptions that may be available.
- Trading standards
Trading standards advice for consumers and businesses in Dorset.
Advice, guidance and documents relating to emergencies and civil contingencies in Dorset.
Grants are available in a range of areas including schooling, sports, countryside, your community and the home.
Health and medical advice
Advice about giving blood, health and safety in the workplace and stroke awareness. You can also view information about drug and alcohol services and guidance for domestic abuse.
Citizens Advice Bureau
Citizens Advice Bureaux (CAB) are staffed by dedicated teams of paid staff and volunteers and are open to serve all local people who require advice.