Social Care and Health
Hampshire County Council provides the Social Care and Health service for the Basingstoke and Deane area.
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Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital is the main NHS hospital that services the Basingstoke and Deane area, the main contact number is 01256 473202. Take a look at Hampshire Hospitals website for information on the services provided, opening times and contact details.
Carers and family support
You may not recognise yourself as a carer but if you provide practical and emotional support for someone on an ongoing basis in order to help them live independently, that's exactly what you are. For advice and support on care services, advice and support, take a look at Hampshire County Council's webpages.
Children's Services is dealt with by Hampshire County Council (HCC), for further information on what services HCC provides, visit their website - Support for children and young people in Hampshire
If you have any concerns because you think that a child might be being abused and you want to talk to someone or ask someone to find out what is going on, you should contact the Children’s Services Department.
- During office hours (8.30am to 5:00pm) - you should contact Children's Services on 0300 555 1384
- At all other times you should contact the out-of-hours service on 0300 555 1373
If this line is engaged you will be put through to an answerphone. Leave your name and number and we will call you back as quickly as possible.
For all emergency situations call 999.
Call 0300 5551386 or 0300 555 1373 (out of hours) or email email@example.com.
Worried about a neighbour?
If you are worried about a neighbour because you don't think they are getting the support they need, you could help them by contacting Basingstoke NeighbourCare. NeighbourCare is a voluntary organisation set up to offer care and assistance to anyone in need. Contact them on 01256 423855.