Charities & Community Support Organisations

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

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Age Concern Hampshire

Information and advice line:

01962 868545 / 0800 328 7154

www.ageconcernhampshire.org.uk

 

Alcoholics Anonymous Helpline

0800 9177 650

help@aamail.org

 

The Alzheimer's Society

National Dementia Helpline

0300 222 1122

 

British Red Cross Society

The Lymington Centre, New Street, Lymington, SO41 9BQ

01590 672641


Brockenhurst Care Cars

Transport to medical appointments only

0845 643 5808

 

Brockenhurst Gateway Club

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 7pm to 8.45pm. Volunteers welcome

www.gatewaybrock.org.uk

info@brockgateway.org.uk

 

Brockenhurst Village Trust

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

www.brockenhurstvillage.org.uk/the-trust

trust@brockenhurstvillage.org.uk

01590 622580

 

Campaign to Protect Rural England

Hampshire Branch

www.cprehampshire.org.uk

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

admin@cfnf.org.uk

01425 482773

 

Citizens Advice

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

Court Mews, 28a New Street, Lymington, SO41 9BQ

www.newforestcab.org.uk

0300 3309 009

 

 

Emmaus Hampshire Homelessness Charity

Free furniture collection and house clearance service (chargeable) available

www.emmaushampshire.org.uk

01962 868300 

 

Family Lives

Parentline Family Support & Bullying Helpline

0808 800 2222

 

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

www.gamcare.org.uk

0808 802 0133

 

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Pat Canning

023 8084 7943 

 

Hampshire Dyslexia Association

www.hantsda.org.uk

023 8033 3345

 

Inclusion Recovery New Forest

Support and treatment for anyone impacted by their own or someone else's drug or alcohol use

2-3 Parkland Place, Old Milton Road, New Milton, BH25 6DJ

www.inclusion.org

0300 124 0103

 

It's Your Choice

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

www.iyc.org.uk

0800 515 819

 

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 


Multiple Sclerosis Society

National Helpline

0808 800 8000

Sue Niekirk, Lymington & District Branch

07799 608716

 

National Childbirth Trust

New Forest Branch

www.nct.org.uk

newforest@nct.org.uk

 

National Drug Helpline (FRANK)

www.talktofrank.com

0300 123 6600

 

New Forest Disability Information Service

www.newforestdis.org.uk

01425 628750


 

 

Open Sight Hampshire

Formerly Hampshire Association for the Care of the Blind.  Provides a range of services for those with or at risk of sight loss

www.opensight.org.uk

info@opensight.org.uk

023 8064 1244 

 

Parkinson's UK (New Forest Branch)

Support Group meetings held on third Thursday of the month from 2pm to 4pm at Boldre Memorial Hall, Pilley, SO41 5QG

www.parkinsonsnewforest.org

 

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

01425 610955

 

Relate

Marriage guidance and relationship counselling

www.relate.org.uk

023 8022 9761

 

Rethink

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

www.rethink.org

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

www.samaritans.org

jo@samaritans.org

116 123 

 

Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen & Families Association (SSAFA)

www.ssafa.org.uk

0800 731 4880

 

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