Added 16th April 2018

‘One of our best Big Night Outs on 12 April, at Cameo Nightclub in Bournemouth. Over 450 people with learning disabilities and carers had a fabulous night out. Thanks to Suttles for their sponsorship and all the volunteers who support this event to happen’

Added 8th April 2018

Louisa Sturmey, who is the sister of one of our members, has just completed the Paris Marathon today and raised a staggering £1,500 for People First Dorset Friendship Club and Speaking Up projects.

Added 19th March 2018

‘Would you like to join our new Peer Support Group in Yeovil? Please fill in this form!

Added 19th March 2018

We are working with Activate to make a music video.  Would you like to be in it?  They are starting in April.

Added 19th March 2018

Wessex water has given us some money so we can run 8 Finance workshops for our members starting in May.

Added 18th march 2018

People First Dorset received an award in January at the Quality Matters Awards 2017 for Men United – A project to provide opportunities for men with learning disabilities to meet up.

Added 3rd March 2018

People First Dorset has been asked by Dorset County Council to ask people what they want from the Learning Disability Partnership Board.  We want to hear from as many people with learning disabilities as possible.  We will be out and about meeting people and collecting their opinions.  These will then help us to decide on what the future will look like.

Please email it to:
by 30th March 2018

Added 3rd March 2018

Here’s our Glitter Ball Celebrity request

People First Dorset is now a Third Party Reporting Centre. It is a place you can go to tell someone about a hate crime that is not a  police station.

Click here to find out more on our Forum page

Added 18th January 2018

We are going to work with BAROD Community Interest Company for 2 years

AGM 2017

We held our Annual General Meeting on Friday 1st December 2017.  It went very well.  All our Trustees were voted in again for another year.  Chris and Kerry did a presentation about what we have been doing during the year. This is a photo of the Staff and Trustees at the AGM.

Working with the NHS

We recently did a consultation for the NHS.  Here is a film made about it called ‘Simple Steps to Better Information in the NHS’