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Age UK Web tel:0800 169 2081
Age UK is the country's largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. The over-60s is the fastest-growing group in society and there are more of us than ever before. At Age UK we provide services and support at a national and local level to inspire, enable and support older people. We stand up and speak for all those who have reached later life, and also protect the long-term interests of future generations.
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Alzheimer’s Society
Web tel:0300 222 11 22
Information and advice.
There are over 100 types of dementia. The most common are Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies. Symptoms include loss of memory, confusion and problems with speech and understanding.
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Arthritis Care Web tel:0808 800 4050
Emotional and practical support. There are nine million people with arthritis in the UK. That’s nine million individuals, plus their families, each affected in a unique way.
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Carers UK Web tel:020 7378 4999
Advice and information for all carers
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ChildLine Web tel:0800 1111
Helpline for children and young people up to the age of 18
ChildLine is the free helpline for children and young people in the UK. Children and young people can call us and talk about any problem – our counsellors are always here to help you sort it out.
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Crimestoppers UK Web tel:0800 555 111
Anyone who has details about criminal activity may pass it on anonymously without exposure
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Debt Advice Foundation Web tel:0800 043 40 50
Debt Advice Foundation is a registered national debt advice and education charity offering free, confidential support and advice to anyone worried about debt.

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Debtline [National] Web tel:0808 808 4000
The helpline that provides free confidential and independent advice on how to deal with debt problems.
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Domestic Violence [National] Web tel:0808 2000 247 (24 hours)
Practical support and information service. The helpline will provide access to 24-hour emergency refuge accommodation, as well as an information service, including safety planning and translation facilities to thousands of women who suffer at the hands of an abusive partner.
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Drugs Helpline [FRANK] Web Freephone 0800 77 66 00 (24 hours)
Information about drugs and solvents.
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CruseBereavement Care Web tel:0844 477 9400
Helpline for the bereaved and those caring for bereaved people.

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Disability Information Service - New Forest - Web Helpline:01425 628750
Providing free, impartial, confidential information and advice to those of any age affected by disability. Related issues include: caring, access, blue badge, welfare benefit applications, volunteering opportunities, equipment, holidays, training, education and transport etc ... throughout the New Forest and surrounding area.
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Drinkline Web tel:0300 123 1110
Advice, information and support for anyone concerned about their own or someone else’s drinking
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Family Lives Web tel:0808 800 2222
Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life.
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Legal Advice Web tel:0345 345 4345
Where to get legal advice for a civil case and how you can find out if legal aid can help you with legal costs.
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Macmillan CancerLine Web tel:0808 808 00 00
Help and advice for people living with cancer
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Missing People Web Tel:020 8392 4590
We are caring, highly skilled staff and volunteers working around the clock, alongside our partners across the UK.
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Money Advice Service Web Tel:0300 500 5000
The Money Advice Service helps people manage their money. We do this directly through our own free and impartial advice service. We also work in partnership with other organisations to help people make the most of their money. We are an independent service, set up by government.
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Neighbourhood Watch Web
Working together to build a safer community
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New Forest Tinnitus Support Group Web
The group meets on the second Thursday of each month at the Lyndhurst Community Centre in Lyndhurst, SO43 7N at 2.30pm - 4pm.
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New Milton Talking Newspaper Web
Each week it provides over 250 blind or partially sighted listeners with a summary on audio cassette of the main news and features printed in the New Milton Advertiser, the New Forest Post, the Bournemouth Daily Echo and the Hampshire Chronicle.
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NHS Direct Web tel:111
Medical support
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Parkinson's Disease Society Web tel:0808 800 0303
We're the UK's Parkinson's support and research charity. For more than 40 years we've been working to find a cure and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson's.

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Rehab 4 Addiction Web tel:0800 140 4690
At Rehab 4 Addiction we pride ourselves on the quality and depth of advice we provide to those seeking recovery from addiction. Our admissions team treat drug, alcohol and behavioural addictions. Our advice is free to the public and impartial. No matter how lost you feel we can help. We offer admissions and aftercare support to thousands of addicts throughout the United Kingdom each year.

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Relate Web
Relate offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support face-to-face, by phone and through this website.

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Samaritans Web tel:08457 90 90 90 (24 hours)
Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. Whatever you're going through, whether it's big or small, don't bottle it up. We are here for you if you're worried about something, feel upset or confused, or just want to talk to someone. We offer our service by telephone, email, letter and face to face in most of our branches.

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Simon Says Web tel:023 8064 7550
Simon Says was formally launched in 2002 with the aim of supporting children and young people within Hampshire, who have a close relative or friend who has died or is dying.

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Victim Support Web tel:0845 30 30 900
Victim Support is the national charity which helps people affected by crime. We provide free and confidential support to help you deal with your experience, whether or not you report the crime.