Health and Support

There are a number of support services available in Buckingham and the surrounding areas. If you can't find what you are looking for please get in touch.

 
Aylesbury Women's Aid

Aylesbury Women's Aid

Covering Aylesbury and Buckingham

Supporting women who are being abused by their partners.  Offers advice, self-help courses and a refuge.

01296 437777

 
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Buckingham Almshouse and Welfare Charity

Buckingham and the local area

The charity houses older people who cannot access other accommodation and offers emergency funding to people in crisis.

01908 563350

 
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Alzheimer's Society

Aylesbury and Buckingham

For people with Dementia and their carers, family and friends. Dementia support workers offer information and practical guidance.

For more information regarding "Singing for the Brain" see the event page.

Call 01296 331749

 
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CAP Money Course

Buckingham Evangelical Church

The CAP Money Course teaches you a very easy to use system that helps you take control of your income and outgoings. It doesn't matter whether you're facing a mountain of debt, want to save for a car or a summer holiday, want to save for the future or be able to increase you charity giving, the CAP Money course can help you.

Call James on 01280 824427

 
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Carers Bucks

Carers Bucks is a charity which supports unpaid family carers in Buckinghamshire (both adult and young carers). A family carer is someone looking after a family member or friend who could not manage without that support. We provide advice, information, guidance and emotional support. We run support groups, young carers clubs and provide training on topics as diverse as managing challenging behaviour to understanding mental illness.

Call 0300 777 2722

 
Chronic Pain Support Group

Chronic Pain Support Group

The Centre at Verney Close

Held on the last Friday of the month for people who have chronic pain from any condition such as arthritis, fibromyalgia, polymyalgia, nerve pain, back problems. we meet at the centre at Verney Close from 2.00 - 3.30 for tea, cake and chat exchanging experiences. 

carol.penny@sky.com 

 
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Citizens Advice 

Aylesbury Vale

Online, face to face and telephone advice, for help with debt, benefits, housing, domestic abuse and legal issues.

Call 03444 111 444 

 
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Community Care North Bucks

CCNB is an umbrella organisation that incorporates four autonomous services:

  • YC2 Young Carers Youth Club

  • Adult Carers Support Group

  • Open House

  • Hospital Car Service

 
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Buckingham Food Bank

Buckingham and the local area

Specifically for families in crisis when there is not immediate cash to buy food and other household essentials.  Apply through Citizens Advice or your Health Visitor.

 
 
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Buckingham Job Club

For help with CV writing, job searches, interview skills and on-line applications.

Call 07770 380717 to make an appointment to suit you.

 
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Supported housing for homeless families

Buckingham and the surrounding area

Assists families with housing issues, helping them to overcome the problems of homelessness in Buckingham and the surrounding area.

07860454216

 
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Buckingham and District Stroke Support Group

Options, Well Street, Unit 1-3, 62-63 Well Street

Stroke clubs and groups provide essential long-term peer support to stroke survivors, carers, family and friends. They provide an opportunity for those who have been affected by stroke to rediscover previous skills, learn new skills, regain confidence, increase independence and socialise with other individuals who have had similar experiences.

will_billhall@yahoo.co.uk

 
Open House Carers Support

Open House

Held on the first Thursday of the month at The Centre @ Verney Close from 10 - 12.00, Open House is for former carers and people who live on their own. It is a social group with speakers and outings.

carol.penny@sky.com

 
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North Bucks Veterans

The group was set up and is run by a local veteran to provide a support group for forces Veterans, reservists and their families living in and around the local area.