There are many opportunities for Armed Forces welfare professionals and service charity staff to learn more about the range of services offered by Hampshire County Council which can support the Armed Forces community.
If you are interested in learning more about our services or getting to know the staff involved check out the options below
In 2011 we brought together over 100 delegates from the county and district councils, health, support providers and service welfare agencies. The event aimed to :
See the presentations:
Hampshire Domestic Abuse forum website
This website is run by the Hampshire Domestic Abuse Forum (HDAF), which is a group of organisations and agencies in Hampshire that work together to help and support people who are experiencing domestic abuse.
The Hampshire Domestic Abuse Forum and some partner agencies offer a range of training to public agency and voluntary sector professionals working within the domestic abuse field.
Housing related support from Supporting People
Supporting People website
This is a Government funded programme that offers vulnerable people the housing related support they need to live independently.
Contact the Supporting People team
WRAP is a self-directed approach to mental health recovery which has helped many people gain more control over their well-being. It is strongly supported by the NHS in Hampshire and is intended to help people plan for themselves how best to maintain wellness, reduce and better manage periods of illness.
Health Education England, with support from NHS England,has just launched an armed forces health e-learning programme to help increase understanding of the armed forces population and facilitate improved care and treatment. The programme covers current serving personnel, veterans and their families. Please follow the link to enter into the e-learning package which is aimed primarily at clinical staff. For more information read the article written by Dr Jonathan Leach
These are local forums for professionals, practitioners and others concerned with tackling substance misuse issues in their local area. They may consist of local staff from providers, housing groups, neighbourhood police officers, education, employment services, etc, who all have a interest in sharing ideas and seeking solutions to local problems. They are linked in to local community safety partnerships and are supported directly by Hampshire DAAT.
Across Hampshire there are 9 Drug and Alcohol Reference Groups (DARG), which support the local implementation of DAAT priorities and plans, in line with the themes of the National Drugs Strategy.
Hampshire DAAT also provides a basic substance misuse e-learning package which is available to anyone seeking to improve their knowledge.
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Voluntary Sector in Hampshire
Hampshire CVS network
Across Hampshire there are 11 district level Councils for Voluntary Service (CVS) and the Hampshire-wide CVS Community Action Hampshire (CAH). CAH is also a Rural Community Council, supporting and enabling initiatives in rural communities. All members are charities and members of the National Association for Voluntary and Community Action.
The five primary functions of a CVS are: