RAF Odiham

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C/O The Registry
Odiham
Hook
RG29 1QF

Email: maria.burridge101@mod.gov.uk

Phone: 01256 367422

Opening times: Monday to Thursdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm. Fridays 8.30am to 12:30pm

Childcare

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.

http://rafakidz.org.uk

Address: , Kersley Crescent, Odiham, Hook, RG29 1QD.

Phone: 01256 701487

Housing

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).

Email: ODI-BSWCommsSupportOfficer@mod.uk

Phone: 01256 367824  

Further housing information can be found at https://www.ameydefenceservices.co.uk/housing/

RAF Odiham Service Family Accommodation

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: ODI-BSW-AccomSup@mod.gov.uk  

Health and welfare

Medical Centre

The Medical Centre on the Station is for RAF personnel only. Dependants of personnel should register with a local GP. 

BT:         01256 367322
GPTN:   95235 7322

Dental Centre

The Dental Centre on the Station is for RAF personnel only. Dependants of personnel should register with a local dental practice. 

Working Hours

The Dental Centre will be open during the following times.

  • Mon - Thu:  0800 – 1200        1330 – 1700
  • Fri:                 0800 – 1200        1300 – 1500

Surgeries will be closed every Wednesday from 1500 hrs and Friday from 1200 hrs. 

Booking Appointments

Appointments can be made either in person at the Dental Centre or on the following contact numbers:

BT:         01256 367236
GPTN:   95235 7236

SOLDIERS’, SAILORS’ AND AIRMEN’S FAMILIES ASSOCIATION (SSAFA)

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If you are the spouse or partner of RAF personnel, SSAFA volunteers deal with a broad range of social issues including bereavement, finances, housing, relationships and mental health.

SSAFA works with Royal Air Force Community Support.

Anyone can refer themselves to SSAFA.
 
You can make contact with our service by any of the ways below. Our trained staff are ready to listen and help.
 
Your local office at RAF Odiham is located at Welfare & Community Centre, Kersley Crescent, Hook, Hampshire, RG29 1QH
 
Jenna Middlemass, Personal & Family Support Worker:
Telephone: 01256 367217 (Mil 95235 7217)
 
Lee Bennett, Social Worker:
Telephone: 01256 367208 (Mil 95235 7208)
 
Or, contact our Single Point of Contact;
Email: psswsRAF@ssafa.org.uk (monitored Monday – Friday, 8.30-17.00)
Telephone: 03000 111 723 (available 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week)

Chaplains

The RAF Odiham Chaplaincy is based at the Church of St Michael & St George.

Contact the Chaplaincy:

Phone: 01256 367592

Sports

Station gym

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:

Phone: 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. 

Social

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.

Blades

Located at the common room. An all ranks Coffee Shop and Bar

Opening times: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm and 7pm to 11pm.

Henderson room

Non alcoholic facility.

Opening times: Monday to Sunday, 24 hours a day.

Sportsman’s Bar

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

Other facilities

Costcutter 

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.

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