Charities & Community Organisations

To add or amend your organisation's details, please contact the Parish Clerk

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Alcoholics Anonymous Helpline

0800 9177 650


The Alzheimer's Society

National Dementia Helpline

0300 222 1122

New Forest & Southern Test Valley Branch

01590 644679


British Red Cross Society

Margery Bradley, Centre Organiser

Wisteria Court, 22 Avenue Road, Lymington, SO41 9GJ

01590 672641

Brockenhurst Care Cars

Transport to medical appointments only

0845 643 5808


Brockenhurst Gateway Club

Pauline French

Affiliated to New Forest Mencap Society. Offers social and leisure activities for people aged 16+ with a learning disability. Meets at the Village Hall on Thursdays from 6.45pm to 8.45pm. Volunteers welcome

07756 653950


Brockenhurst Twinning Association

Henrietta Morgan

Brockenhurst is twinned with the French town of Pont St Martin in Loire Atlantique with whom regular exchanges are arranged, and has informal links with Pont St Martin in Italy

01590 623890


Brockenhurst Village Trust

Provision of educational, recreational and social facilities for the benefit of the local community

01590 622580


Campaign to Protect Rural England

Hampshire Branch

01962 841897



Children's Helpline

0800 1111


Community First New Forest

Seeks to improve the quality of life for people and communities living in the New Forest and surrounding districts

01425 482773


Christian Aid

Lyn Williamson, Chairman, 12 Chestnut Road

01590 622133


Citizens Advice

New Forest Advice Line (Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm)

28a New Street, Lymington, SO41 9BQ

0300 3309 009



Diabetic Association (Lymington District)

Brian Goodchild

01425 620107 


Emmaus Hampshire Homelessness Charity

Free furniture collection and house clearance service (chargeable) available

01962 868300 


Friends of Brockenhurst

Exists to protect, improve and develop the character and amenities of Brockenhurst and the surrounding area for the benefit of village residents and the wider community

Friends of the Earth

Fiona Rogers

01590 672576


GamCare Gambling Support Helpline

0808 802 0133


Guide Dogs for the Blind

Pat Canning

023 8084 7943 


Hampshire Dyslexia Association

023 8033 3345


It's Your Choice

Free information, advice, guidance and counselling to young people aged 12-25 in the New Forest area

023 8086 4231


Lions Club of Brockenhurst & Lymington

Part of the International Association of Lions Clubs: community-minded people prepared to volunteer a little time to help encourage and support others 

John 01590 622550

Alex 01590 622796 

Multiple Sclerosis Society

National Helpline

0808 800 8000

Sue Niekirk, Lymington & District Branch

023 8028 2138


National Childbirth Trust

New Forest Branch


National Drug Helpline (FRANK)

0800 776600


New Forest Disability Information Service

01425 628750


New Milton & District Round Table

Open to men aged 18 to 45. Meets on second Tuesday of the month at Milton Barns, New Milton, BH25 6RH at 7pm




Family support and bullying helpline

0808 800 2222


Open Sight

Formerly Hampshire Association for the Care of the Blind

023 8064 1244 


Parkinson's UK (New Forest Branch)

Sally Moran, Chairman

Support Group meetings held on third Thursday of the month from 2pm to 4.30pm at Boldre Memorial Hall, Pilley, SO41 5QG

01425 638224 


RAF Association (New Milton & District Branch) 

Meetings held at New Milton Community Centre, Osborne Road, New Milton, BH25 6EA.  Committee meetings on first Tuesday of each month at 11am.  Social meetings on third Tuesday of each month at 10am



Marriage guidance and relationship counselling

023 8022 9761



Mental illness advice and information service. Monday - Friday from 9.30am to 4pm

0300 5000 927 



Joy Mylchreest, Little Meadcrest, Broadlands Road

01590 623029


Royal British Legion (Brockenhurst Branch)

Tony Foulger, Secretary 

Provides assistance to ex-Service personnel and their families including non-members

01590 623349 



24 hour helpline offering confidential emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope or at risk of suicide

116 123 


Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen & Families Association (SSAFA)

0800 731 4880


Substance Misuse Service New Forest

Recovery planning and counselling support services. Available Monday - Friday from 10am to 5pm

01425 483352


Victim Support

Provision of confidential support and advice to anyone who has been affected by crime, regardless of whether the crime has been reported or how long ago it happened

0808 168 9111