Children in Need grant for Dorset Group

Dorset ME Support Group have won a BBC Children in Need grant to meet the full cost of a part-time child support worker – to be attached to the children and young people’s NHS ME/CFS clinics at Dorchester and Poole Hospitals.

The funding will run for three years from January next year.

And Dorset Primary are Trust have taken over the funding for a year of the post of group telephone support worker, who works with people in the county who are severely affected by ME. This post was originally set up with a grant from the Rockbourne Fair.

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ME CONNECT HELPLINE

0344 576 5326

Available every day of the week between these times: 10am - 12noon, 2pm - 4pm and 7pm - 9pm.

Calls cost the same as other standard landline numbers (starting 01 or 02). If you have a call package for your landline or mobile phone then calls will normally come out of your inclusive minutes.