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Useful Numbers and Local Services


Alcoholics Anonymous

24 hour and information line, Tel 0845-769 7555  

Basingstoke & North Hampshire NHS Foundation Trust Hospital

Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council

Basingstoke Counselling Service

Bridge Centre
01256 316300

Citizens Advice Bureau   offers free, impartial, confidential, advice and support for everyone.

Community Alcohol Team

01256 818210

Community Drugs Team

01256 362000


01256 819576 -Connexions Centre, Sun Alliance House, 37-41 Wote Street, BasingstokeRG21 7NF

The Connexions Centre provides information and advice to young people aged 13-19 on careers, training, education, housing, health & relationships, rights, money & benefits, volunteering opportunities and much more.e-mail:

CRUSE Bereavement Care ,   

01344 411919 

Basingstoke Support Group Drop-In Wednesday 6.45pm to 8.45pm at the Bridge Centre, New Road

Direct gov.   For easy  access to the public services you use and the information you need, delivered by the UK government  Find out  if you are entitled to any benefits or allowances.

Divorce Recovery Workshop

Basingstoke - For General enquiries: 07000 781 889

GUM – Genitourinary Medicine Clinic  - Sexual Health Clinic
01256 313333 Direct line

NHS Direct -  can advise you if you are unsure if you need to contact the surgery. They also have a health information service to give you further details about existing conditions and further support and literature. Telephone 0845 46 47. For more information:

The Nurse Practitioners at the surgery are also happy to offer advice.

Older People's Area Link (organised by Age Concern and Hampshire County Council)

 Are you an older person who .is new to the area? Feeling isolated?  Lonely and wish to meet people?  Finding it difficult to cope?  Then an OPAL volunteer would be happy to help!  To contact an OPAL volunteer call this free number:  0800 328 7154.  They will be happy to chat on the phone or come and see you at home.

01256 817718

Rape & Sexual Abuse Crisis Centre - Basingstoke

Voluntary agency offering confidential help for anyone (male or female) who has been affected by rape or sexual abuse.

Tel: 01256 840224

Relate Counselling Service

  01256 324364  The Orchard, White Hart Lane, Basingstoke, RG21 4AF, Tel: 01256 423844.  Services offered:  relationship counselling, sex therapy, family counselling, counselling for young people


08457 90 90 90

Tel: 01256 462333, National number   08457 90 90 90.  P eople contact the Samaritans for completely individual reasons. Commonly mentioned are relationships, work, lack of money, stress and feeling suicidal.  If you prefer, you can call into the branch and discuss your feelings with someone face to face.

Social Services
01256 320901 

Voluntary Services voluntary and community groups in Hampshire


The Rooksdown Surgery takes every reasonable step to ensure the validity of organisations on the website but cannot guarantee the quality of services offered. The inclusion of an organisation does not imply a recommendation or endorsement by The Rooksdown Surgery.


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