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The aim of Bournemouth Jewish Support Services is to offer appropriate, confidential support and advice to the Jewish Community across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

All services are provided by trained, DBS-checked volunteers and include:

  • Visiting people at home, in hospital and in care homes

  • Befriending people who are lonely or isolated

  • Supporting shopping needs (particularly Kosher food)

  • Escorting people to attend activities and appointments

  • Helping with correspondence

  • Providing guidance regarding Housing issues

  • Assisting with Benefit applications and claims, such as Attendance Allowance and Blue Badge applications

  • Assisting people to claim the State Benefits to which they are entitled

  • Supporting those with disabilities to attend places of worship

  • Providing access to activities such as community lunch clubs, arts and crafts, Israeli dancing, table tennis, bridge and computer training

  • Obtaining and providing grants for eligible individuals

For further information please visit their website by clicking here. You will find a breakdown of some of the BJSS’s invaluable contributions to our communal life along with full contact information.