Diverse Abilities

Diverse Abilities

Charity information

Diverse Abilities

Diverse Abilities provides invaluable support, care and education for children and adults across Dorset living with profound physical and learning disabilities, and their families.

Through a range of specialist services the charity provides round the clock care to support many hundreds of children and adults with disabilities.

Founded 1955

  • Mission statement

    There are hundreds of children and adults across Dorset who are living with profound and complex disabilities. For them and their families life can be very difficult. As Dorset's disability charity, Diverse Abilities works to meet their needs.

    Diverse Abilities is dedicated to providing care, support and fun to people with disabilities and their families, ensuring they live their lives to the full.

    The charity provides a lifetime of support for children and adults living with physical and learning disabilities. Without our support families would have little help in coping with the challenges they face.

  • Aims

    Diverse Abilities aims to:

    • Support the care, education and advancement of both children and adults with physical and learning disabilities in Dorset
    • Provide a lifetime of support for people with physical and/or learning disabilities
    • Empower people with disabilities in Dorset to live full lives within society
  • Overview

    Established: March 1955

    Registered Charity Number: 282197

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 200

    Part time staff: 150

    Volunteers: 50

    Phone number: 01202718266

    Address: Unit C, Acorn Business ParkLing RoadPooleDorset BH12 4NZ

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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