Family First Travel Information
Family First Service
Family First provide support to families of children in Jersey with illnesses who require off-island treatment.
We are a professional service providing practical support and help in locating resources, services and funding provided by government and voluntary orginisations. In Jersey.
If you would like further information and for an informal chat please telephone the Family First Liaison Manager Cheryl Dolbel .
A UK sim card can be useful whilst off-island and prevent high roaming charges and bills from your local provider. The 3 SIM can be pre-ordered and delivered to Jersey on the following
Local Grocery Stores
Iceland-120 Shirley High St Shirley, Southampton SO16 4EZ
(12 minutes travelling by car)
CO-OP-Romsey Road, Southampton SO16 9GJ
(5 minutes travelling by car or 15 minutes walking)
LIDL-355 Shirley Road, Southampton SO15 3JD
(15 minutes travelling by car)
Family Food Store-156 Warren Ave, Southampton, SO16 6AD
(8 minutes travelling by car and 11 minutes walking)
One Stop Shop– 42 Dale Road SO16 6QL (5minute walk)
Southampton Travel Information
24 Beresford Street.
Aero Taxis-Tel:023 80010203 or online booking at www.aerotaxis-southampton.co.uk
Door 2 Door Cars-Tel:023 81244360 or there is a freephone to contact at the main hospital entrance.
Hire cars are available at Southampton Airport
( Disclaimer: This information is for non-essential travel booked independently outside of the outward and inward bound journey provided by the travel team . This is at the persons own expense.)
City Reds Bus-Number 3 runs every 8 minutes and is a 30 minute journey to the town centre.
Bluestar Number 17 runs every 10 minutes also. Website: www.bluestarbus.co.uk
Southampton Children’s Hospital Facilities
League of friends shop
M & S Simply Food shop
Stockshop-womens clothing store & drycleaners.
W H Smith
Costa coffee shop
Paddy & Scott’s Restaurant
M & S Café
Feast restaurant-Discount food vouchers available-ask on the ward for more info.
Taxi freephone-inside the main entrance
Travel information screens-live bus timetables
Ronald McDonald House Southampton– Tremona Road, SO16 6HU. Tel:02380930500
Jersey families who are not staying here but in the hospital are welcome to use the laundry facilities, it costs £2 to wash & £2 to dry. Washing liquid and softener is supplied.
They also hold ‘Waffle Wednesdays’ a chance to meet other families and chat whilst having something to eat and is from 11am to 2pm, just pop along.
Meller House-Tel:023 8120 4122
Emergency on site short term accommodation.
Bed & Breakfast
Madison House B&B Guest House
137 Hill Lane,Southampton