HIVE Directory: Your Emotional Well-Being

Solent Mind - Portsmouth Employment Support Service

If you live with a mental health issue, work can be a great way to find structure, routine and connect with others. If you've not been working because of your illness, or you're employed but feel like you are struggling at work, our Employment Support Service can help.

Our Primary and Secondary teams provide personalised information, advice and guidance in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

The Secondary Employment Team also offers placement support by helping you discover skills and qualities that make you an asset to employers, then matching them to local industries where you will thrive. We can also support you with 1:1 support as you continue in a new role.

Milton Road
United Kingdom
0746 939 1463

Solent Mind Wellbeing Centre

The Portsmouth Peer Support and Wellbeing service is a new style of service offering peer support for anyone who feels low, worried or hopeless at the PositiveMinds Centre in Portsmouth.

Through 1:1 support and useful workshops, we can help you identify your needs and get you moving towards your goals. We also operate a 'tell us once' system: a chat with us can get you connected to your community and its services, without having to explain yourself again and again. We hope to put you in touch with the right support at the right time.

Simply book in to talk to peer support and wellbeing practitioners. The peer practitioners have lived through difficulties themselves and can relate to how you are feeling. We will work with you to identify goals and walk alongside you in your recovery journey.

United Kingdom
02392 824795

Southsea Community Choir

The Southsea Community Choir

Please see Facebook for more information

Established in 2007 by Janet Ayers, the choir now performs two concerts a year and Sing for Water Portsmouth, plus various busking performances locally, raising money for local and national charities.
We sing songs from all over the world, in lots of different languages, plus English, all unaccompanied in 4 part harmony. Songs to celebrate the passing of the seasons of nature and the seasons of life.
The choir is open to anyone who wants to sing, no audition and no experience necessary, just the willingness to jump in and have a go.

United Kingdom

Southsea Green Community Garden

Grow, Plant, Share and Eat Locally

We’re a beloved green-space where we grow local food and flowers. A community garden, transformed from long forgotten wasteland. Portsmouth City council support our social venture in their commitment to local communities.

We want to get more people growing, buying local food and crafts and to share tools, campaigns and resources with others who care about the city we live in. To help make Pompey proud of it's green-spaces.

Our philosophy is to ‘grow your own’, sharing seeds, compost; plants; trees; green space and resources. With the Food Partnership, and green groups, we campaign for sustainability; recycling and reducing waste. And for a happier, healthier environment.

Southsea Sangha

Earthworm Sangha is a monthly meditation group run by and for disabled, neurodiverse and chronically ill people.

We meet monthly, online over Zoom, to practice half an hour of peer-led silent meditation, followed by community sharing. It’s free to attend from your sofa, sick bed or meditation cushion, and there is no expectation to speak in the group or have your camera on, your presence with us is a gift. For those who are newer to practice we will share links to resources such as guided meditation although our main practice is silent.

Dharma Den
An open access, weekly online meditation space and community check in

When: Every Tuesday Online
Time: 7pm – 8pm UK
Where: Online

Dharma Den Online is a great way to connect and sustain your individual meditation practice. Each week is facilitated by Sangha Volunteers, offering guided meditations and an opportunity to practice together and discuss your practice with others in your community.This group is suitable for all levels of experience. Perfect for beginners or those just curious.

Community Dharma
An In Person freely offered meditation community space, run-on donation.

When: Last Sunday each month
Time: 6pm – 8pm UK
Where: The Coastguard Studio, Southsea

Clarendon Rd,

Spark Community Space

From 11am - 2pm

Spark Community Space is a local charity, working to reach those who have been left out or left behind, to give people a place to belong, to be part of a community of support, to heal together and to spark back into life.

02393 38 29 29

Stroke Recovery Service Portsmouth

For details of the Portsmouth Stroke Recovery Service please go to this link on the Stroke Association website.

The Portsmouth Communication Support Service is no longer available.

Stroke Association Head Office
1 Stirling Business Park
Salthouse Road
United Kingdom

See the above mentioned Portsmouth link for Portsmouth contact details.

1 Stirling Business Park
Salthouse Road
United Kingdom
0303 3033 100

Stroke Swim @ Mountbatten Leisure Centre

Stroke Swim

United Kingdom
023 93 200401

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide meets the needs and overcomes the isolation experienced by people over 18 who have been bereaved by suicide.

0300 111 5065

Tai Chi

Tai Chi Classes at Pyramids and Mountbatten Centre

Clarence Esplanade
United Kingdom
023 93 200330