Welcome to the Healthwatch Directory
Welcome to the Healthwatch Directory and host to HIVE Portsmouth, which is the home of the central point of contact for services and community connection in the city. Here you’ll find regularly updated information on health and social care services in Portsmouth. Alternatively, if looking for services further afield click here to be taken through to NHS.uk
Free Advice for working parents
Supporting older people living in residential care, their families and friends
1 The Ivories, 6-18 Northampton Street, LondonN1 2HY
Search all welfare benefits and charitable grants available in the UK.
Speaking up for Naval Service Families
Building 25, HMS Excellent, PortsmouthPO2 8ER
Supporting families in difficult circumstances
84 Crasswell Street, PortsmouthPO1 1HT
Independent Age is a national charity that provides an information and advice service for older people, their families and carers.
6 Avonmore Road, LondonW14 8RL
From the Royal British Legion and Citizens Advice
Ark Royal House, Winston Churchill AvenuePO1 2GF
Housing advice and placement service for single ex-service personnel
Estuary Commerce Park, 2 Estuary Boulevard, LiverpoolL24 8RF
Support to employ your own care staff
West Gate, 6 Grace Street, LeedsLS1 2RP
National free 24-hour helpline for over 55s
Trade Tower, Calico Row, LondonSW11 3YH
The Silver Letters scheme is available for communication in writing. The scheme is similar to the telephone friendship scheme, matching clients with like-minded volunteers. Post is free, and sent via the charity's mail centre, to protect the addresses of clients and volunteers.
Directory for children and families – New website in development
Portsmouth Family Information Service, Guildhall SquarePO1 2DX
Run by trained volunteers, who are mums who have breastfed
National charity for healthcare patients
PO Box 935, Harrow, MiddlesexHA1 3YJ
D/deaf people can contact the Patients Association Helpline using InterpreterNow, an online BSL interpreter service, in partnership with Sign Health. Visit www.interpreternow.co.uk or search Interpreter Now on your smartphone's app store.
No longer providing advocacy services in Portsmouth
National charity for people living with young onset dementia
PO Box 315, Witney, OxfordshireOX28 1ZN
Free advice on wills, probate and Lasting Powers of Attorney
Churchers Cosham, 60/62 Northern Road, CoshamPO6 3DX
Independent Financial Advisor
Paul Murray Investments, 108 Marmion Road, SouthseaPO5 2BB
Support for people affected by cancer
Floor B, Lift Area 2, QA Hospital, Southwick Hill Road, CoshamPO6 3LY
QA hospital is fully accessible for pepole with physical disabilities. See their accessibility guide for details.
Are you looking for a care worker who speaks your language?
Independence & Wellbeing Team, Civic Offices, Guildhall WalkPO1 2EP