If you're isolated or experiencing any kind of wellbeing issue, it can feel overwhelming to try and find services, groups or activities that may make you feel better.
Our Community Navigators understand the difficulties you may be experiencing and know what it's like to experience mental health issues. We use our experiences, insights and community knowledge to give you the information you need to get connected and start feeling better.
Our help is free and we work in partnership with other groups and organisations to help you get practical help and support that's right for you.
We can help you find:
Community Navigation is commissioned by Southampton City Council and Southampton Clinical Commissioning Group as part of of collaborative community development service, SO:Linked.
If you live in the Southampton area, you can refer yourself to the service. You can also ask your GP to refer you, too.
At peak times, our team operates a short waiting list, which allows our small team to organise our support fairly. If you have been placed on a waiting list, you can use our form below for an update.
Monday: 9.30am - 5.30pm
Tuesday: 9.30am - 5.30pm
Wednesday: 9.30am - 5.30pm
Thursday: 9.30am - 5.30pm
Friday: 9.30am - 5.30pm
To keep our staff and service users safe, we are not able to receive visitors at our address at this time.
28 The Avenue
Our drop in sessions are shut, but our Peer Navigators are still here to support you throughout the pandemic through telephone or email as well as our online groups. Please contact us for more information.
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