Coronavirus advice

This page has been designed to provide up-to-date information, guidance and advice with regards to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

If you need medical help, please use the 111 online coronavirus service.

Please click here for the Government's stay at home advice and here for more general information.

Book a coronavirus test

Dorset Council


Council tax


Discretionary Payments application (open until 14th June)

Government schemes

Business support finder

Job Retention Scheme

Self Employment Income Support Scheme

Bounce back loans


Universal Credit - 0800 328 5644

Offer business support

Support for

Pick for Britain

Help for the vulnerable

Age UK - 0800 055 6112/ 01305 269444

Dorset Council co-ordinated community response

NHS volunteer scheme

Help and Kindness

Dorset Hub

Economic advice for individuals

ACAS - 0300 123 1100

Turn2Us – 0808 802 2000

Citizen’s Advice

Consumer advice



Business Advice

Dorset Chamber of Commerce

South West Business Council

British Business Bank

Federation of Small Businesses