COVID-19 Notice

August 2020 UPDATE

See what steps we are taking to keep you safe at EDAS

NSP Changes and Opening Times

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak and the need to reduce contact in the centre, a collection and return point for any injecting drug paraphernalia and equipment will be operating outside SMART.

NSP Opening times are as follows:

MONDAY 10.00AM – 3.00PM

TUESDAY 10.00AM – 6.00PM

WEDNESDAY 10.00AM – 3.00PM

THURSDAY ­ 10.00AM – 3.00PM

FRIDAY  10.00AM – 3.00PM

Our Needle Syringe Provision team can provide you with one week’s worth of syringes and injecting equipment at a time. Contact us to order your pack in advance.

EDAS Poole: 01202 735777

See COVID-19 Resources

Changes to Counselling and Services

We regret to inform you that due to the current COVID-19 outbreak and the need for social distancing, 1-1 face to face sessions and group support sessions will be cancelled for 30 days starting Monday 23rd March.

Telephone support will be available in place. There will be access to alternative support resources such as online services.

  • Carers will continue to receive 1-1 support via telephone.
  • April’s Carers Evening event has been postponed.
  • Synergy Counselling Support will continue as telephone counselling.
  • All courses have been suspended
  • Serenitea Cafe will be closed until further notice

Download the full list of online resources and support

See Online Mutual Aid Meetings

Support while isolating

If you are in need of support, BCP Council has launched a dedicated helpline to support vulnerable people while isolating at home.

Call 0300 123 7052 - Open 8am to 8pm seven days a week.


Last Updated 18/09/2020

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