Age Concern Sturminster Newton and North Dorset

This charity serves the largely rural area of North Dorset, and works from an office in Sturminster Newton.  It provides a range of services, offers information and advice, and carries out home visits.  It also runs a bereavement and befriending service which provides a volunteer to visit older people who are isolated in their homes.  A weekly exercise class also takes place which helps older people to maintain some fitness and better wellbeing.

In June 2019 the Foundation made a £3,000 contribution to Age Concern Sturminster Newton and North Dorset.  This is towards core costs of the charity, which will enable it to continue running services, and benefitting around 600 older people each year.