Advice and Support in Portsmouth

Portsmouth Coronavirus Support Group

Online group set up on Facebook by the local community to support residents who may be vulnerable or self-isolating due to Coronavirus. Join the Facebook page for reliable information and informal support. Also have local volunteer mutual aid groups across the city offering practical support such as shopping, collection of prescriptions, dog walking etc. Please call the Mutual Aid Support Line: 02393 552553

Hive Portsmouth

HIVE Portsmouth is working with Solent NHS, Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group and Portsmouth City Council, together with organisations across the city, to provide a coordinated community response to protect people as much as possible. If you are an individual who is in need of help please call the helpline: 02392 616709

Healthwatch Portsmouth

Independent voice for Portsmouth residents about health and social care support.

Switched on Portsmouth

Information and support about pay-as-you-go and prepayment meters for those who are vulnerable and self isolating and those in financial distress.

Positive Minds 

Support for Portsmouth residents struggling to cope with emotional difficulties and distress. Wellbeing Advisors are currently operating support via telephone conversations.

Advice Portsmouth

Offers free independent legal and financial advice for Portsmouth residents.

Citizens Advice Portsmouth

For those worried about unemployment, debt, benefits and other financial challenges they may be suddenly facing.

Aurora New Dawn

For those seeking support because of experiencing domestic abuse.