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

www.gatewaybrock.org.uk

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

www.brockenhurstvillage.org.uk/the-trust

01590 622580

 

Campaign to Protect Rural England

Hampshire Branch

01962 841897

 

Childline

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

www.cfnf.org.uk

01425 482773

 

Christian Aid

Lyn Williamson, Chairman, 12 Chestnut Road

01590 622133

 

Citizens Advice

New Forest Advice Line

28a New Street, Lymington, SO41 9BQ

03444 111 306

 

 

Diabetic Association (Lymington District)

Brian Goodchild

01425 620107 

 

Emmaus Hampshire Homelessness Charity

Free furniture collection and house clearance service (chargeable) available

www.emmaushampshire.org.uk

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

www.friendsofbrockenhurst.org.uk


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

www.lymingtonlions.org.uk 

John 01590 622550

Alex 01590 622796

lymingtonandbrockenhurstlionsclub@gmx.co.uk 


Multiple Sclerosis Society

National Helpline

0808 800 8000

Sue Niekirk, Lymington & District Branch

023 8028 2138

 

National Childbirth Trust

New Forest Branch

newforest@nct.org.uk

 

National Drug Helpline (FRANK)

0800 776600

 

New Forest Disability Information Service

www.newforestdis.org.uk

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

www.new-milton-district.roundtable.co.uk

 

 

Parentline

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

 

Relate

Marriage guidance and relationship counselling

023 8022 9761

 

Rethink

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

0300 5000 927 

 

RNLI

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 

 

Samaritans

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

jo@samaritans.org

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