HIVE Directory: Financial & Legal Support

University of Portsmouth General Legal Advice Service

Overview - If you live or work in the Portsmouth area, you can get free and confidential civil legal advice from our General Legal Advice Clinic. Help with landlord & tenant and other housing issues; employment matters; contact with children and other family enquiries; consumer and contract matters. We cannot help with criminal matters, immigration law or cases involving the university. We are currently unable to offer representation.

We are currently able to offer face-to-face, telephone and email advice.

Face-to-face service appointments are held in the Portland Building at the University of Portsmouth.

When the clinic is open, appointments are available at either 10:00am or 2:00pm.

University of Portsmouth
Portland Street
United Kingdom
02392 844114

Veterans Outreach Support

Veterans Outreach Support (VOS) offers Welfare, Wellbeing and Clinical provision to UK Armed Forces & Merchant Navy Veterans, as well as to spouses/partners.

In addition to running monthly Drop-In facilities, we organise wellbeing activities throughout the month and enable access to bespoke welfare and mental health support.

VOS is an Armed Forces Covenant Employer. We support and encourage service spouses, veterans and reservists in the workplace.

The Royal Maritime Club, 75-80 Queen Street
United Kingdom
023 9273 1767

Wessex Community Bank

Not-for-profit community banking since 2001.

Genuine social-impact banking.

We are for people who want to invest or borrow with a not-for-profit bank. Simple.

United Kingdom
02392 827980