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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • Let us help you get to your vaccination appointment

    Transport for residents of Havant, East Hampshire, Winchester District, Fareham & Gosport, New Forest District and Basingstoke and Deane

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  • Exciting new future planned for the Clanfield Centre

    Plans are underway to breathe new life into the Clanfield Sports and Community Centre in 2021

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  • Can you help us bring festive cheer in Fareham?

    Despite the difficult circumstances, we are still planning to make Christmas special for local people in Fareham who will find themselves alone.

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  • Connecting callers: Community First’s telephone befriending service

    As the winter nights draw in, many people are feeling the effects of loneliness and isolation. You can help with just a little time each week.

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  • Surprise for Young Carers!

    185 Young Carers and their families have received a surprise summer goody bag thanks to Community First’s New Forest Young Carer Service.

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  • Volunteer First has launched!

    Take a look at our new volunteering website

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  • Watch the 2nd Webinar Hampshire & IOW Social Prescribing Network

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  • Tim Houghton CEO gives thanks for Volunteers

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  • Safe Distance Shopping and Friendship for Shielded Fareham Residents

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  • Community First Delivers Essentials on Wheels

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  • Addressing pandemic food poverty in Havant

    Community First is supporting 13ANK with delivering Foodbank Po9

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  • Community First urges more support for local voluntary sector

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In response to Covid-19, we are working with the local voluntary and community sector to support as many people as we can.

If you're worried you may have Covid-19, please follow the advice from the NHS, which you can find here.

If you are vulnerable or self-isolating and need urgent support from your community, please call Hampshire County Council's Coronavirus Hampshire Helpline on 0333 370 4000. Find out more about the helpline here.

Our offices are now closed to the public. Teams can be contacted by email, or you can contact us at

Select from the options below to find out more about how Community First are supporting local action to address Covid-19.

For our members, community groups and charities looking for help and support - email

I need help

Please call the The Hampshire Coronavirus Support and Helpline on 0333 370 4000 if you need urgent assistance.  Click here to find out about all the ways Hampshire County Council can support you.

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If you are interested in volunteering please check out the following roles:

I am an organisation/group who can help

If you can help please email or call 0300 500 8085.

I am an organisation/group who needs help

If your organisation or group requires support, please visit the following page:

Organisations who require support

For information tailored to your area, please use the following links:


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