RAF Odiham HIVERAF Odiham HIVE
or [email protected]
Phone: 01256 367422
Opening times: Monday to Thursdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm. Fridays 8.30am to 12:30pm
RAFA Kidz Nursery is a full daycare nursery based at RAF Odiham.
We’re thrilled to announce the launch of RAFA Kidz, a new way the RAF Association is supporting RAF personnel and their families. RAFA Kidz is nursery care that supports and nurtures little ones in the RAF family, giving them the wings to fly.
Address: Kersley Crescent, Odiham, Hook, RG29 1QD.
Phone: 01256 701487
If you need help to find a house when you move to the Station or with any problems with your housing contact the Service Community Support Officer (SCSO).
Phone: 01256 367824
Further housing information can be found at: www.ameydefenceservices.co.uk/housing/
Find out about the Future Accommodation Model on GOV.UK.
Family contact and temporary accommodation
There are four flats RAF personnel can use. They can be used for emergency family accommodation, visits from children of divorced or separated personnel, weekend and school holiday visits from family members and temporary accommodation when you are moving into or out of permanent service families accommodation.
The two bedroom flats are outside the main station but on the RAF Odiham Married Patch. Only RAF personnel can make bookings.
Contact the Hampson Castle apartments:
Email: [email protected]
Health and welfare
The Medical Centre on the Station is for RAF personnel only. Dependants of personnel should register with a local GP.
The Dental Centre on the Station is for RAF personnel only. Dependants of personnel should register with a local dental practice.
The Dental Centre will be open during the following times.
- Monday to Thursday: 8am – 12pm and 1.30pm – 5pm
- Friday: 8am – 12pm and 1pm – 3pm
Surgeries will be closed every Wednesday from 3pm and Friday from 12pm.
Appointments can be made either in person at the Dental Centre or on the following contact numbers:
SOLDIERS’, SAILORS’ AND AIRMEN’S FAMILIES ASSOCIATION (SSAFA)
SSAFA PS&SWS RAF
SSAFA Personal Support & Social Work Service RAF (PS&SWS RAF) is contracted by the RAF to provide welfare support to all serving personnel (regular and reserves) and their families. Our team of specialist Personal & Family Support Workers and Social Workers are located on stations in the RAF community throughout the UK.
Our service is confidential and independent from the Chain of Command. It is the aim of our service to support you to enhance personal welfare, maintain family stability and empower you to access the support networks you are entitled to.
Our service can support you with a range of issues including addiction & dependency, child support, financial, housing, mental health, personal support, physical health and relationships.
Anyone, regular, reserve or dependent, can refer themselves to SSAFA. You can contact our service by any of the ways below;
Your local station:
Visit us: Your local office is Welfare & Community Centre, Kersley Crescent, Hook, Hampshire, RG29 1QH.
Staff are contactable either in the office or via phone / email on the contact details below;
Jenna Middlemass, Personal & Family Support Worker:
Telephone: 01256 367217 (Mil 95235 7217)
Mobile: 07825 096747
Or, contact our Single Point of Contact;
Email: [email protected] (monitored Monday – Friday, 8.30-17.00)
Telephone: 03000 111 723 (available 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week)
N.B. During working hours (Monday-Friday, 08.30-17.00), calls will be answered by our Admin team who will be able to signpost you to the best source of support.
The RAF Odiham Chaplaincy is based at the Church of St Michael & St George.
Contact the Chaplaincy: 01256 367592
The gym has a fitness suite and classes. You can join the station gym if you are a dependant of a member of RAF personnel. Contact the gym on: 01256 367297
Station Swimming Pool
Timetables and contact information can be found at https://www.swimodiham.co.uk/
Sports pitches and courts
Contact the gym to find out about other sports facilities on the Station.
Bars and cafés
The bars and cafés on the Station are open to dependants of RAF personnel. You will need to ask your spouse or partner to apply for RAF ID for you if you want to use them unaccompanied by RAF personnel.
Located at the common room. An all ranks Coffee Shop and Bar. Opening times: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm and 7pm to 11pm.
Non alcoholic facility. Opening times: Monday to Sunday, 24 hours a day.
An all ranks bar located behind the gym. Opening times: 6pm to 10:30pm, first and third Wednesday of each month
Children and young people
The Families Club is located between Pither Rd and Wooldridge Crescent and runs:
- Thursday, 8pm to 11pm
- Friday and Saturday, 6pm to 11pm
- Sunday, 2pm to 6pm
The Costcutter Shop is situated on the RAF Odiham Married Patch.
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 9:30pm, and Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 8pm.