Fareham and District Branch

Fareham and District Branch

Useful Links

We have provided information and links to non-commercial organisations that offer independent information, advice or services which might be useful. To find out more click on a title or the + symbol to reveal more details.

Age Concern Hampshire

Web: www.ageconcernhampshire.org.uk/

Age Concern Hampshire is an independent charity working across the county to promote independent living to over-50s.  We provide information and advice as well as activities, wellbeing and care to over 58,000 people each year.


Web: www.carerstogether.org.uk

Carers Together is a carer led charity that offers support for unpaid carers living anywhere in Hampshire including Southampton and Portsmouth.

Carers UK


Upfront, from Carers UK, is the first online guide of its kind to give tailored financial and practical information to those who are new to caring. As well as the practical and financial support, it provides information to help carers manage the impact of caring on health and relationships.

Community Action Fareham

Web: www.actionfareham.org.uk/

Community Action Fareham works with community groups and charities in the Fareham borough, growing community spirit so that people feel included, and are active, healthier and happier.  Importantly, we work with our local councils who provide funding for us to support this community activity.

Connect to Support Hampshire

Web: www.hants.gov.uk/connectsupport

Connect to Support Hampshire has been set up as a ‘one stop shop’ to signpost residents to the right source of help or support. It is also a great source of information for those who want to look after their health and well-being to prevent the need for care and support services in the future.

Gosport Voluntary Action (GVA)

Web: www.gosport-voluntary-action.org.uk

Gosport Voluntary Organisation is an independent charity providing voluntary sector support, community development, domestic help, information, community transport services and a range of other services for the residents of the borough of Gosport.

Government Care and Support

Web:  http://www.gov.uk/careandsupport  

Care and support’ is the term used to describe the help some adults need to live as well as possible with any illness or disability they may have. Check the website to see what is changing

Help in Bereavement

Web: http://www.help-in-bereavement.org.uk

Help in Bereavement is a registered charity. It has been running since 1979, supporting people of all ages when they are struggling with the loss of a loved one. The trained Visitors usually meet people in their own home for about an hour each visit and for as long as is needed. It is a free service. If anyone would like more information on any of Help in Bereavement’s services please go onto the website:

One Community

Web: www.1community.org.uk

One Community is an independent charity, to support the voluntary and community sector. We have grown to provide a range of care, transport and information services aimed at improving the quality of life for those we serve and helping our communities to flourish.

Parkinson’s UK

Web: www.parkinsons.org.uk

The main website for Parkinson’s UK.

Portsmouth WAPP (Working Age Group)

Web: www.wapp-portsmouth.com

We maintain a close link with the Portsmouth Working Age Group, and are able to put members in touch with them. They offer several activities like Golf, Skittles and Archery

Working with Age Concern Handyman Scheme

Web:  http://1community.org.uk/support-at-home/

One Community is working in partnership with colleagues from Age Concern Eastleigh to provide a low-level handyman scheme.