The leading coordinating body for voluntary organisations that work with children and young people in Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes. We work with our membership and communities to build strong and sustainable networks that enable children and young people to achieve their full potential through safe, enjoyable and challenging activities.
Drill Hall Cottage
BUCKS HP5 2HA
Age UK Buckinghamshire
Formerly Age Concern Buckinghamshire. Has been caring for vulnerable and isolated older people throughout the county for nearly 70 years. An independent local charity, responsible for its own funding and services and a brand partner of the association of Age UKs, all of whom share the same values and offer services to support local older people.
Independent charity working to support and represent people with mental health needs in the local community. We do this through providing high quality services including:
- Activity Groups and Peer Support
- Older People’s Services
- Employment Support
- Counselling for Adults
- Counselling for Children & Young People
We work to provide a voice for people with mental health needs, to fight stigma and campaign to influence policy and decision making locally. We are committed to making sure our services are inclusive and meet the diverse needs of people in Buckinghamshire.
Care Advice Buckinghamshire
Directory of community activities and care services for adults in Buckinghamshire. You can register your organisation, service or event free of charge via their website.
If you are looking for a directory of activities and services for families, children and young people aged under 19, and up to 25 years with special needs, or to register a relevant service please visit the Buckinghamshire Family Information Service.
Carers Bucks exists entirely to support and promote the wellbeing of family carers. We support carers of all ages and in different caring roles, including young carers, parents of children with a physical or learning disability, older carers,carers from the black and minority ethnic community [B2] and those looking after someone with mental health problems, including depression.
Aylesbury HP19 8HT
0300 777 2722
Chiltern Music Therapy
Not-for-profit organisation that provides a music therapy service to people of all ages. Music Therapy enables a wide range of people, of all ages, to develop skills and improve their health and well-being. We take referrals for babies, children, adults and older people with:
- Learning disabilities, including Autism and Asperger’s syndrome
- Traumatic brain injury
- Mental-health and emotional difficulties, including post traumatic stress disorder
- Neurological conditions, including stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Huntingdon’s disease
- Behavioural difficulties, including ADHD
- Sensory impairments
- Cancer, life-threatening illnesses and those in palliative care
- Anyone for whom traditional talking therapies are not suitable or appropriate
Chiltern Music Therapy
Community Impact Bucks
The Rural Community Council, Council for Voluntary Services and Volunteer Centre for Buckinghamshire. We deliver comprehensive support and a strategic voice for the voluntary and community sector and rural communities across Buckinghamshire and rural Milton Keynes to ensure they are regarded as equal partners in the delivery of diverse services, responsive to the needs of communities and contributing to their success and well-being.
- Help communities and groups to identify their needs
- Support them to take actions to meet those needs,
- Develop a picture of the county that enables us to advocate on behalf of the rural, voluntary and community sectors
- Ensure that our strategic partners are aware of the wider issues impacting on residents
6 Centre Parade
Place Farm Way
Bucks, HP27 9JS
0300 111 1250
Help in the home
Do you live in Buckinghamshire and need help around the house? An Age UK Buckinghamshire home helper can assist older people with general cleaning, vacuuming, laundry, shopping and prescription collections. You choose which tasks your home helper carries out for you each week, supporting you to remain in control of keeping your home the way you like it to be.
SEAP (“say-app”) is an independent advocacy service that supports people who feel they have been let down by your local health or social care services. They provide advocacy services to help resolve issues or concerns people may have about their health and well-being or their health and social care services.
Initial enquiries are made at the national level and then routed to the local body.
Upper Ground Floor
East Sussex TN34 3UY
0330 440 9000