Useful Numbers

Please note, the UK country code is +44.

Action on Hearing Loss 
Providing support and advice for people with hearing loss and tinitus. 
01983 529533 

Age Concern IW
14 Pyle Street
Newport
PO30 1JW
01983 525282

Al-Anon
Help for family and friends of problem drinkers. Phone Sally or Harry
01983 852847 or 01983 289945

Alcoholics Anonymous
Call anytime.
0800 9177 650

Alzheimer's Disease Society
Support and advice for carers of people with dementia, often at a time of crisis.
02392 892035

Ambulance
Queries about transport to and from hospital.
01983 822099 ext 3504

Antenatal Results and Choices ARC
Providing support after termination for abnormalities and information and support on all aspects of antenatal screening
0845 077 2290 or 0207 713 7486 via mobile 

Anti-Terrorist Hotline 
0800 789 321

Arthritis Care Visitor
0808 800 4050 

Breakout Youth - YouthPride – Isle of Wight
Support for Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgender young people between 13 and 21.
07976 009118

British Gas
To report a gas emergency, use freephone number
0800 111 999

British Red Cross
Mondays to Fridays, 9am-5pm, 01983 522718. At other times an answering machine gives an emergency number.

Carers Isle of Wight
Supporting adult carers of adults.
01983 533173

Citizens Advice Bureau
01983 520594

Coastguard
Weather information from Solent Coastguard, or to report overdue yachtsmen.
01705 552100

Confidential Cocaine & Stimulants Helpline
Monday to Friday 9am-5pm, plus Tuesday Evenings 5pm-7pm
Tel: 01983 812755

Isle of Wight Council
01983 821000

Cruse Bereavement Care
01983 523030

Dental treatment
For emergency dental treatment at weekends and bank holidays, call your own dentist first. If unable to make contact or unregistered on IW, call 0845 0508345, 8.30am to 9.30pm every day.

DIAL
Disablement Information and Advice Line
01983 522823

Dog Wardens
All-Island service, 9am-5pm.
01983 823000

Drinkline
Advice for people with alcohol problems.
0345 320202

Family Information Zone (FIZ)
Children's information Service - free confidential information and guidance
01983 821999
E-mail: familyinfozone@iow.gov.uk
Web: www.childcarelink.gov.uk/fiz

FISH
Federation of Island Societies Helping Disabled People.
01983 403853

Island Drug and Alcohol Service (IDAS) 
For help and advice on any problems relating to drug and alcohol use. 
01983 526654 

Island Roads
Road and pavement defects and obstructions, street lighting faults, traffic lights not working.
01983 822440

IW Community Health Council
Advice and guidance on matters relating to the National Health Service.
01983 525095

IW Law Centre 
Dealing with all apsects of social welfare law.
01983 524715

IW Society For The Blind
01983 522205

IW Victim Support & Witness Service 
For victims of crime, sudden bereavement and serious accidents.
01983 533688 or email hayley.olanrewaju@victimsupport.org.uk

IW Women's Refuge
24-hour confidential line available to women in threat of violence in the home.
01983 825981

IW Youth Trust
A confidential counselling service for young people. Free pregnancy testing.
01983 529569

Life Pregnancy Care Service
Pro-life charity offering free pregnancy testing and help. National hotline.
01926 312272

MS Society - IW Branch
Helpine: 07976 629012

NHS Direct
0845 46 47

NSPCC
0800 800 5000

Parkinson's Disease Society IW Branch
01983 719389

Police
• In an emergeny, always call 999
• Call 0845 045 45 45 for general enquiries or to report a crime when it's not an emergency
• Call 101 for non-emergency anti-social behaviour, community safety advice, information and action (calls costs a flat rate of ten pence)
For more contact information details visit www.hampshire.police.uk/Internet/contact/index.htm

REACT
Research, education and aid for children with potentially terminal illness.
020 8940 2575

Relate
Help from IW Marriage Guidance Council.
01983 524402

RSPCA Island animal home
10am-4pm
01983 840287

St John Ambulance
12 Manners View, Newport PO30 5FA. Open normal office hours.
01983 822794 (Emergency number on answering machine).
E-mail info@isleofwight.sja.org.uk

Samaritans
Talk to someone in complete confidence day or night.
08457 90 90 90 (call charges apply)
116 123 (free number)

Southern Electric
For emergencies.
0845 7708090

Southern Water
0330 303 0368 for emergencies
0800 820 999 for water leaks

SSAFA
Assistance for families of servicemen and ex-servicemen.
01983 615 379

St Mary's Hospital, Newport
01983 524081

Stillbirth And Neonatal Death Society (SANDS)
020 7436 5881

Swine flu information hotline
0800 1 513 513 or www.direct.gov.uk/pandemicflu

Wightcare
Lifeline telephone scheme for elderly and disabled.
01983 821105

WightOUT helpline/WightOUT Youth
Information and support for Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgender people
01983 523860
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