Useful Support Numbers and Websites - Xmas 2021

Royal Navy Family & People Support is available throughout the Christmas Period:

Fri 24 Dec: 0800 - 1600

Sat 25 Dec: Via OOW

Sun 26 Dec: Via OOW

Mon 27 Dec: Via OOW

Tues 28 Dec: Via OOW

Wed 29 Dec: 0900 – 1600

Thurs 30 Dec: 0900 – 1600

Fri 31 Dec: 0900 – 1600

Sat 1 Jan: Via OOW

Sun 2 Dec: Via OOW

Mon 3 Jan: 0900 – 1600

Tues 4 Jan: Resume to normal opening times: 0800 - 2000


Tel: 0800 145 6088/02392 728777

Out of Hours: via Officer of the Watch (OOW):

Portsmouth: 023 92 723875

Plymouth: 01752 555220

Yeovilton: 01935 45 5444/5446

Faslane: (DNBO) 01436 674321, ext. 4005

Email: [email protected]


Join the RN Forum:


Join a Social Media Group - all official community Facebook groups are linked to the RN FPS Page: RoyalNavyFPS. 


Royal Navy Chaplains are available throughout the Christmas Period and can be contacted via the OOW noted above or via the following numbers:

HMS DRAKE, RALEIGH, BRNC & CTC: 07773156768 (please use for calls only)

Southwick Guard Room: 02392 284428

CULDROSE SOOD: 01326 552145

Aggies Pastoral Workers will be contacted by the Royal Navy Chaplains should their support be required.


Headfit can be accessed 24/7 and provides self-help assistance that can enhance mood, drive and confidence.  The tool aims to help defence people manage anxiety and stress caused by the coronavirus pandemic alongside the stresses of everyday life. 



Regain support for Royal Marines with concerns about their Mental Health

Tel: 01206 817057



Combat Stress Mental Health Helpline is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Tel: 0800 138 1619

Text: 07537404719

Email: [email protected],uk


Samaritans is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Tel: 116 123

Email: [email protected] (response time 24 hours)

Samaritans Self Help App:


SSAFA Forces Line is available Monday to Friday (including Bank Holidays) from 0900 - 1730

Tel: 0800 731 4880

Live Chat:


Arora New Dawn is a registered charity giving safety, support, advocacy, and empowerment to survivors of domestic abuse, sexual violence and stalking.

Tel: 02394 216 816

Email: [email protected]


Royal British Legion is available 0800 - 2000, 7 days a week.

Tel: 0808 802 8080

Online Chat:


National Debtline provide free and independent debt advice online and over the phone, Mon - Fri 0900 -2000, Sat 0930 - 1300.

Tel: 0808 808 4000



Mind - the Mental Health Charity provide a wealth of information to support individuals who are concerned about their Mental Health with a helpline open Mon - Fri 0900 - 1800 (not open Bank holidays)

Tel: 0300 123 3393



Togetherall offers online support for those in Psychological distress: H:\Downloads\

BBC Headroom is a mental health toolkit which contains essential everyday tips and personal stories. This service encourages you to get talking and have meaningful conversations about mental health. Web: BBC –


Headroom - Your Mental Health Toolkit Headspace has a variety of resources and articles about mediation and mindfulness: Web:


Drinkaware offers an online chat facility  


Gamcare offers an online chat facility:


Money Force offers financial and employment support: