The table below lists Government and Health Resources:

NHS Direct 0845 4647 Health advice over the phone. If you cannot speak English say your phone number and ‘Nepali’ then an interpreter will speak to you over the phone
Council Tax / Housing issues  Visit your local Council Offices
Emergency Services
Police / Ambulance / Fire
For general help … 112
For emergency ….. 999
Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) For general information and advice, your local CAB office can give free, confidential advice
Department of Work and Pensions can help with advice and support on working in the UK and accessing benefits
Libraries a good local resource for information and often with free internet access at the library if you become a member
Doctors It is important to register with a local GP, if you change address, you must re- register with a local doctor
Clubs and Societies if you want to meet people in the local area, joining clubs and societies with special interests would be a good idea. Information can be found in libraries.
Disability Living Allowance (DLA)  Click here to visit the GOV.UK web page for DLA
Am I eligible for Housing Benefit?  Click here to visit GOV.UK Housing Benefit page
Dual language (Nepali & English)
Hampshire NHS Guide
Apply to settle in the UK as a victim of domestic violence. Download the form the UK Government Publications website (clink logo to go the page)
Seeking Refuge?

Domestic violence, immigration law and “no recourse to public funds” (click logo for 20-page PDF factsheet prepared by Rights of Women organisation)

Organisation Resources you can help or which can help you:

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  If you would like to make a food donation please come to Maddhat Shamuha and we will pass on your donation. Many parcels have been given to the Nepalese Community so if you would like to contribute some more culturally appropriate food, it will help someone in need.
Gurkha Welfare Trust
Gurkha Brigade Association
Gurkha Museum in Winchester
Namaste Community Foundation