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Come along to one of our Live Well events and get support on a wide range of issues.

We’ve teamed up with local partners to provide advice on money, energy and health.

We recognise that with the rising cost of living, people are facing many challenges. Anyone worried about money can get free, confidential advice on how to make sure they’re receiving everything they’re entitled to, how to find ways to save money and how to deal with problem debt. We also have lots of information on our Money Advice webpage.

We also offer support and advice around general health and wellbeing.

For details of the next Live Well event in your area, please see the list in Upcoming events:

Upcoming events

Come along for free, dedicated advice suited to you.

Somerstown

Date: Friday 18 November 2022, 11am – 1pm

Venue: King’s Church, Somers Road, Southsea PO5 4QA

 

Paulsgrove

Date: Wednesday 23 November 2022, 10am – 12pm

Venue: Community Centre, Marsden Rd, Portsmouth PO6 4JB

 

Landport

Date: Tuesday 6 December 2022, 9am – 11am

Venue: Landport Community Centre, Charles Street, Portsmouth PO1 1JD

 

Portsea

Date: Tuesday 13 December 2022, 10am – 12pm

Venue: John Pounds Centre, 23 Queen St, Portsea, Portsmouth PO1 3HN

 

2023

 

Somerstown

Date: Friday 20 January 2023, 11am – 1pm

Venue: King’s Church, Somers Road, Southsea PO5 4QA

 

Paulsgrove

Date: Wednesday 25 January 2023, 9am – 11am

Venue: Community Centre, Marsden Rd, Portsmouth PO6 4JB

 

Portsea

Date: Tuesday 7 February 2023, 10am – 12pm

Venue: John Pounds Centre, 23 Queen St, Portsea, Portsmouth PO1 3HN

 

Landport

Date: Tuesday 21 February 2023, 9am – 11am

Venue: Landport Community Centre, Charles Street, Portsmouth PO1 1JD

 

Advice and support services

Money and work

Anyone worried about money can get free, impartial advice on how to:

  • make sure they’re receiving everything they’re entitled to
  • find ways to save money
  • deal with problem debt

For more information, and to find local services that can help, visit the money advice page.

Advice Portsmouth

The experienced team will be at the Live Well events to offer free and confidential advice in person on money matters such as budget planning, debt, welfare benefits and work.

Call us: 01329 825 930

Email: enquiries@theyoutrust.org.uk

Website: theyoutrust.org.uk/advice-portsmouth

More work advice is also available on our dedicated section of the website.

Health and wellbeing

NHS teams will help you bounce back to health with support and advice around general health and mental wellbeing.

The 12 GP surgeries across Portsmouth are committed to working to improve healthcare across the city. If you are not yet registered with a GP, you can find and register with a practice locally.

To find out more about the COVID-19 vaccine, visit www.portsmouth.gov.uk/covidvaccine

HIVE Portsmouth

The city’s official community hub, HIVE Portsmouth can help put you in touch with groups and organisations that can offer support.

Phone 023 9400 7124
The helpline is available 9am–4pm, Monday to Friday.

Location: Central Library, Guildhall Walk

hiveportsmouth.org.uk

Wellbeing Service

The team offer support to help you quit smoking, drink less alcohol, eat well and move more.

Call us: 0239 229 4001

Email: wellbeing@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Website: www.wellbeingportsmouth.co.uk

Mental health

If you or a loved one are going through a hard time, the team at Talking Change offer free and confidential advice and support for everyone aged 16 or over who live in Portsmouth.

Call us: 0300 123 3934

Email: snhs.talkingchangesolent@nhs.net

Website: www.talkingchange.nhs.uk

For more mental wellbeing information, visit the mental wellbeing page. You can also find more details about support and advice for the following:

Switched On Portsmouth

Switched On Portsmouth provides Portsmouth residents with a number of ways to save energy, money and carbon. Get in touch to find out more and see if we can help.

Phone 0800 260 5907

Email hello@switchedonportsmouth.co.uk

switchedonportsmouth.co.uk

Help with food

If you’re struggling to pay for food and other essentials or are in urgent need of financial help, local support is available.