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East Hants Connects


Your #EastHantsConnects page is here to provide you with signposting links, resources, FAQ’s and good news stories from the East Hampshire District to help guide your group or organisation through the coronavirus emergency and to provide you with the tools you need to support your users and community.

Good News Stories

There are incredible stories we are seeing coming from East Hants. Of individuals, groups and businesses coming together to care for the most vulnerable of our community during this crisis. Click the links below to read more.

  • Cafe 1759

    Read more >

  • Woolmer Forest Timebank’s Unique Twist on Volunteering

    Read more >

  • Bordon Buddies

    Read more >

  • Lion President Mary Putnam presented a cheque for £500 to The Petersfield School to buy 2 laptops

    Read more >


The below links will help you easily signpost your users to any other services they may require. 

Help and Support Directory

Pharmacies in Your Area

Use this link to find a list of pharmacies in your area, and those that can be found online:


Mental Health


Domestic Abuse




What should I do if I am worried about a child or adult at risk?
Speak to your volunteer supervisor about your concerns. If that is not possible, you can contact:

If the concern is about an adult – contact Hampshire Adults’ Health and Care
Online contact form
or call – 0300 555 1386

If the concern is about a child – contact Hampshire Childrens Social Care – 0300 555 1384
Out of Hours – Hampshire Adult and Children’s Services 0300 555 1373

Hampshire Constabulary
Emergency Number 999
Non emergency no. 101

Please see the safeguarding guide below.

Your Local Council

Connect to Support Hampshire


We’ve created and collated a series of toolkits and guides that provide information and guidance across a broad range of issues including for those working in response to covid-19.


Below is a collection of questions our team are frequently asked and the answers to those questions. You may find useful information relevant to your group or organisation here.

The funding landscape and availability is changing all the time. Where can I get up to date information regarding live funds?

A really useful source of funding information is  which is updated on a very regular basis. Please also talk to us at Community First as we can always help you source funding and with the applications themselves

I'd like to start a community group. What do I need to consider?

There are several different types of groups that can form. Please contact us at Community First (email addresses provided below) so that we can help and guide you in forming your group and advise you the best steps to take.

I'm helping to run a group that was formed in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. We're not sure what the future will bring and how we want to continue. Can you help?

Yes, absolutely. Community First can help with future planning, strategies, any further funding you require, placing of volunteers to name but a few areas that we’re experts in.

Your Team

Meet your #EastHantsConnects team


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