Free locks for Boscombe residents

Do you live in Boscombe West,
Springbourne or East Cliff?
Would you like to make sure
your home is safe and secure?
Want to fi nd out more?
Call 0300 111 3303
Contact local charity Help and Care
to see if you are eligible for a FREE home
security and safety check.
Working in Partnership
Local charity Help and Care is working in
partnership with Bournemouth Borough
Council to provide free home safety and
security checks for local residents living in
specifi c postcode areas of Boscombe West,
Springbourne and East Cliff.
Call Help and Care on 0300 111 3303 to
fi nd out if you are eligible for this service.
What will happen if I am eligible ?
We will telephone you to arrange a
convenient appointment for a Help and
Care approved handyperson to visit your
home and complete a free home safety and
security check. (The handyperson will carry
a Help and Care I.D badge.)
What will happen if the check shows my
home needs work to make it secure?
Free security work and free materials
such as; fi tting spy holes, door chains and
window locks or replacing light bulbs, is
available free of charge for homes that
are in need of work. If possible work will
be carried out on the same day as your
security check.
Free Advice
Free housing information and advice,
including details of other housing services
that can provide help is also available.
What do I need to do to fi nd out if I am
entitled to a free home safety and
security check?
Contact the Handiworks Team at Help and
Call 0300 111 3303 or send an email to
The team will be able to advise you on
whether or not you are eligible for a free
home safety and security check.
If you are not living in the area the
Boscombe Safe and Secure team cover
they will provide you with advice and
information about other organisations that
can help.
Contact: 0300 111 3303 The Boscombe
Safe and Secure
scheme is
available until
31 March 2010
If you would like us to contact you please
complete the form below and post it to:
Boscombe Safe and Secure,
The Handiworks Team, Help and Care,
The Pokesdown Centre,
896 Christchurch Road,
Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 6DL
I would like to fi nd out more about
Boscombe Safe and Secure
Contact Tel. No:

0300 111 3303
or visit
About Help and Care

Text phone:
01202 416047
To request this document in your own language,
in large print, or on audio tape please contact
Help and Care with your full address or visit
our website.
Help and Care
The Pokesdown Centre
896 Christchurch Road
Bournemouth, BH7 6DL


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