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Search for local events, holiday breaks and suitable activites in your area by type, location, age and provision.

Dorset Short Breaks

Short Breaks

What are Short Breaks, how do you find out about them and who provides them. Discover much more.

Dorset Max Card

Dorset Max Card

Free to all children registered on The Xchange, a Dorset Max Card provides discounted entry or benefits at a wide range of venues.

Dorset Local Offer

Dorset Local Offer

Dorset's Local Offer is the one-stop place to find SEN and disability information for children and young people aged 0 to 25. You can easily search for up-to-date information on childcare, education, health, social care, activities and more.

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November 2019 Xchange Enewsletter

Our popular November Enewsletter is now available – just in time for halloween!

This month you can find a link to the latest Chatterboxes newsletter; a story about Natalya and her experiences with The Remix; a reminder and details about the Max Card app, where to find it and how to use it PLUS much more!

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ARTZ+ SPORTZ+

12/11/2019

The ARTZ+ SPORTZ+ Christmas to February Programme is now available!
To view the programme please click on the link below.

The CHATTERBOXES AUTUMN MAGAZINE is available to view here! It has details of what they have done in their recent sessions and was created by their very own members!

The DORSET ONLINE CARE PASSPORT makes it easy to give your child's details and situation to different organisations and clubs. It's quick to create and update online. You can print, email and a copy is sent automatically to Dorset Council short break framework providers too!

Dorset Max Card app

Here is the FREE Max Card App. Available on Windows, Apple and Android phones. We hope it gets you and your family out more, enjoying yourselves and saves you money. Click here to view how to download.

Site videos and guides

Site help - Videos and guides

This section contains helpful short videos and guides on how to use the site to make things a little easier. And some FAQ's too.

Short Break Care Passport

Short Break Care Passport

The NEW easy way to tell organisations about your child’s needs. Save it, print it, email it and change it as you need.

Dorset Parent-Carer Council

Your local parent-carer forum. Run by parents for parents and providing a strong voice for Dorset families.

Ask Lisa

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Take an easy look at your daily life and discover if you might benefit from some help and where you can go to find the support you might need

Dorset Local Offer

Dorset Local Offer

Dorset’s Local Offer is the one-stop place to find SEN and disability information for children and young people aged 0 to 25. You can easily search for up-to-date information on childcare, education, health, social care, activities and more.

Dorset Carers Card

Dorset Carers Card

The Dorset Carers card is free to all parent/carers registered with the Xchange. No need to register separately. Find out more.

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