Civilian Welfare Agencies

By SPP Reporter


As the country’s largest provider of relationship support, every year Relate helps over 150,000 people of all ages, backgrounds and sexual orientations. They have over 70Centres across the country and a network of counsellors working at 600 locations as well as by phone and online.

Services include relationship counselling for individuals and couples; family counselling; counselling for children and young people and sex therapy. They also provide friendly and informal workshops for people at important relationship life stages.

For further information on Relate including services available locations of other branches visit

Relate in Aldershot

12 Arthur Street, Aldershot GU11 1HL

Tel: 01252 338624

Relate in Aldershot offers a number of services:

• Relationship Counselling

• Family Counselling • Sex Therapy

Bordon Relate

The Forest Community Centre, Pinehill Road, Bordon GU35 0BS Tel: 01256 338624

• Relationship councelling• Family counselling • Sex therapy.

Wokingham Relate

Finchampstead Bapstist Church, Gorse Ride North,Finchampstead RG40 4ES Tel: 0118 987 6161

• Relationship counselling • Family councelling• Sex theropy • Children & Young peoples councelling.

For further information on Relate including services available locations of other branches visit

Rushmoor Community Mediation Service

Are you….

• caught up in a neighbour dispute?

• feeling at the end of your tether?

• unsure what to do next?

• afraid you’ll do something stupid?

And do you feel that . . .

• no one is willing to listen?

• no one seems able to help?

• or perhaps you’re too frightened to complain?

Then Rushmoor Community Mediation Service may be able to help

Community Mediation – assists and empowers individuals and organisations to engage, transform and resolve conflicts through the use of collaborative, constructive processes which help you get heard, get agreement and get your life back.

For further information contact the Rushmoor Community Mediation Service The Community Centre, Meudon Avenue, Farnborough, GU14 7LE (Please note that this address is for mail only. It is not a manned office)

Tel: 07825 999 026

Domestic Violence / Abuse Support

Domestic abuse is any form of unacceptable abuse committed by a partner, ex-partner or family member in an existing or previous relationship and can happen to anyone regardless of social background, age, gender, sexuality, religion or ethnicity.

It can involve a wide range of abusive and controlling behaviour for example:

Physical abuse (biting, beating, kicking, pushing, strangulation, stabbing); Emotional / psychological abuse (jealousy, humiliation, degradation, threats of suicide, isolation from family and friends); Verbal abuse (name calling, threats to harm, constantly being blamed, being ‘outed’); Sexual abuse (rape, enforced sex or prostitution, pornography, indecent phone calls); Financial abuse (withholding money, having to account for all your spending); ‘Honour’ Based Violence (a crime or incident committed to protect or defend the ‘honour’ of the family and / or community); Stalking and harassment (following, sending unwanted text messages or gifts, phone calls, turning up at work or home uninvited).

A website has been developed to provide information about the support which is available for armed forces families who are experiencing domestic abuse. The site includes a practitioners handbook.

Rushmoor Nepali Domestic Abuse Support Service

This service enables Nepali domestic abuse victims who have no or little English language skills to access support, information and safety planning.

The service also delivers presentations to help practitioners understand the cultural issues when working with domestic abuse in the Nepali community.

Telephone 01252 333618

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