General enquiries and national helplines
If you cannot find what you are looking for or need assistance please call the telephone numbers below or alternatively use the link for other ways to make contact.
Hampshire County Council: 0845 603 5630
You can find help and advice on many subjects by calling Hampshire County Council on the general enquiries line above or use the Contact us webpage for email addresses or online forms.
The National Ministry of Defence helpline: 0800 022 3366
This is a free national helpline run by the Ministry of Defence.
It offers automated options for both in-Service and ex-Service personnel, their families and widows to use to help find the right people to ask for help and advice. It’s not intended to replace existing sources of advice, but it provides a safety net for those who are completely unaware of what is available.
Combat Stress support helpline: 0800 138 161
This is a new free national helpline run by Rethink Mental Illness and funded by the Government.
It has been launched to to help veterans and their families access expert advice from people trained and experienced in dealing with ex-servicemen and women and their often complex mental health needsThe helpline will provide:
- round-the-clock support for veterans
- diverse ways to access mental health support including advice via telephone, text, email and websites
- support to veterans' families, whose lives can be affected as a result of mental health problems, with improved support to help them to access mental health services in their local area; and
- assistance in accessing further advice on other social problems affecting veterans, including housing and employment advice.