Community drop-in events

We are holding two drop in community events for Ukrainian families and their hosts to attend and engage with a range of organisations, partners and services who offer support across the district.

  • Tuesday 16 May 4-7pm at Alton Maltings - see our press release
  • Tuesday 6 June 4-7pm at Petersfield Festival Hall

Signed up to attend this event so far are: 

  • Citizens Advice
  • Community First
  • East Hants Mind
  • British Red Cross
  • East Hants Primary Care Network
  • Rural Refugee Network
  • Hampshire County Council Children’s Services
  • Hampshire Library Service
  • Everyone Active
  • Barnado’s
  • NHS Healthier You
  • Homestart Butser
  • The Kings Arms
  • South Downs National Park Authority

There’s no need to book, just turn up any time. Refreshments will be available and free parking for visitors is available on site.

There will also be a craft corner for younger children at the event run by Woodlands Community Hall and interactive activities from The Phoenix Theatre.

To register your interest if you are an organisation and would like to have an information stand at this event, please email

Are you seeking volunteering opportunities in East Hampshire?

Volunteer First are hosting a Volunteering Fayre in Bordon on Wednesday 31st May between 10-1pm at the Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre.

Ukraine community drop in Alton event video

The Petersfield Resource Hub has a volunteering page. This represents many of the voluntary organisations, and of course, there are also numerous charity shops in the town who are always looking for additional help.