Directory of Services

Access for information about:

Domestic Abuse

Womens National 24 hour Domestic Violence Helpline 

Run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge, this is a national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.  

Mens Advice Line

Advice and support for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse.

Hampshire Police Safeguarding Team call 101  

Southern Domestic Abuse Service

Southern Domestic Abuse Service provides services to women, children, young people and men who have experienced or who are experiencing domestic abuse in their relationships.

You First Hampshire Integrated Domestic Violence and Abuse Service

You First aspires to a world free of domestic violence and abuse and we are dedicated to developing and delivering services that reduce harm and increase safety for all victims and survivors of domestic abuse – women, men and children.

We do this by offering community and accommodation based services that are easy to access and give expert holistic information, advice and emotional support to ensure safety and build confidence to move on. We believe we work best when we work together with people sharing knowledge and information, learning from their lived experiences and delivering services that are meaningful.

Safer Portsmouth Partnership

Pippa Southampton

Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service (Substance Misuse) 

Solent NHS Trust

Working with those whose lives are affected by the use of drugs and / or alcohol, including both Service Users and Carers/Families.

Portsmouth Recovery Hub

Drug and alcohol services in Portsmouth can help you stop or cut down. Recovery from drugs and alcohol problems are achievable. It is much easier with support. There are a range of services including drop in sessions, peer support groups, specialist counselling and community group sessions to help you.

Southampton Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service

The Southampton Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service provides a life changing, personalised substance misuse recovery service for people living in Southampton. Experienced health professionals working within the service will fully support the needs of people with drug and alcohol problems, and will work with the individual to provide them with the best care.

Sexual Abuse 

Womens National 24 hour Domestic Violence Helpline 

Run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge, this is a national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.  

Mens Advice Line

Advice and support for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse.

Sexual Assault 

The Treetops Centre

The Treetops Centre is our Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) based in a discreet and secure location in Portsmouth. This service is available to all people living in Hampshire and Isle of Wight. All our staff are specially trained to provide sensitive and well informed support in a non-judgmental manner. 

Counselling Services

PARCS (Portsmouth Abuse and Rape Counselling Service)

PARCS provides free specialist counselling and psychotherapy to women and men, aged 5+ who are resident in Portsmouth and South East Hampshire and who have experienced any form of sexual violation at any time in their lives.

Yellow Door

Supporting individuals and communities across South West Hampshire, covering Southampton, Eastleigh, Test Valley (South), New Forest and the Isle of Wight.

RASAC (Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Service)

The Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling service (RASAC) offers a free, confidential listening and support service for women and men who have been raped and/or sexually abused at any time in their lives, or for anyone who wants to talk about the effects of any unwanted sexual encounter.

Stop Smoking Services 

Quit for Life Hampshire Stop Smoking Service

Portsmouth Wellbeing Service Portsmouth City Stop Smoking Service

Southampton Quitters Southampton City Stop Smoking Service

Weight Management 

Hampshire Services

Hampshire County Council offers a free 12-week Weight Watchers weight management course for those who are 18+ and living in Hampshire County Council area and/or are registered with a Hampshire GP practice. Residents meeting the criteria can either self-refer or can be referred by their GP. WW will help people identify their BMI when they telephone to access the service.

Anyone who doesn’t meet the eligibility criteria may like to access support available here

Solent Healthy Living (Southampton)

The Health Trainer service has recently set up a series of healthy weight loss groups called My Weigh across Southampton. My Weigh aims to help clients lose weight with the help of proven Health Trainer methods.

To join My Weigh, call 023 8051 5222 and ask to be contacted by a Health Trainer. 

The Wellbeing Service (Portsmouth)

The Wellbeing Service offers free support to help you quit smoking, drink less alcohol, eat well and move more. It’s available at venues across Portsmouth.

You can contact the Wellbeing Service directly or be referred through your GP. Telephone 023 9229 4001 or email wellbeing@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.