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Social and Community Support

We strongly believe that good mental, social and personal support contribute towards maintaining good health and good recovery after an illness. We aim to work with our patients, their families, support network and voluntary organisations to provide our patients with good mental, social and personal support. Provided below are various key resources that you may find helpful.

SO:Linked

SO:Linked navigators come from organisations such as Spectrum, Alzheimer's Society and Solent Mind. They help people link with all the community and voluntary resources available to  address their social and mental health needs. Their networks helps people to face their challenges related to health, social or personal issues. They also provide support for carers and help find resources for exercise and activity. 

Contact Details:

Website: www.solinked.org.uk      Email: soccg.solinked@nhs.net       Phone number: 023 8021 6050

Community Roots

The Community Roots allotment scheme provides supported volunteering, training and work experience opportunities to those who have experienced homelessness, mental health, and alcohol or substance misuse issues. It focuses on nurturing skills, team working and building self-esteem, as well as offering a chance to exercise in the fresh air and socialise! The allotment is a calm, peaceful place to escape the distractions of everyday life, yet tucked away just 5 minutes from Southampton city centre.

Contact Details: m.kelly@southamptonvs.org.uk 

Southampton Shopmobility

The Shopmobility service provides manual and electric wheelchairs and mobility scooters to people with limited mobility. Enabling them to access the city centre and shop independently. The Shopmobility equipment includes a range of different mobility scooters (3 and 4 wheel), powerchairs and manual wheelchairs to suit individual needs.

Contact Details: city.shopmobility@southamptonvs.org.uk   Phone number: 023 8063 1263



 
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