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Home Safety

The Blue Lamp Trust – The Bobby Scheme: The Blue Lamp Trust is a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting and enhancing community safety throughout Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. All our profits support the work of the Bobby Scheme, a free service which...

Finding A New Home

Housing Options & Advice: The Housing and Family Support Service offers free and impartial housing advice to anyone who requires it, regardless of their tenure or status, or whether they occupy accommodation or provide it. Whether you own your home and are having...

Help Through Crisis

Help Through Crisis (HTC) aims to assist Island residents who are in genuine hardship, enabling them to quickly access help in an emergency. There is a limited fund to provide immediate emergency help with food, gas and electricity. This can only be offered to those...

Falls Prevention

A fall may be defined as “an untoward event” which results in a patient coming to rest on the ground or other surface. Everyone can be at risk of having a fall, but older adults are more vulnerable than others. This is mainly due to long term health conditions that...

Anti-Social Behaviour

If your neighbour’s behaviour is classed as ‘anti social’ there are steps you can take to stop it happening. It’s likely to be anti social behaviour if it causes ‘nuisance and annoyance’. This could be, for example, if they: make a...

Help with Gardening

Age UK Home Safe Service:   Is your garden looking a bit wild? In need of some pruning?   The Age UK Home Safe Service offers all types of garden maintenance, including power washing paths, patios & driveways, building steps, fence & gate repairs, low level...