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
Covering Aylesbury and Buckingham
Supporting women who are being abused by their partners. Offers advice, self-help courses and a refuge.
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.
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
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
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.
Online, face to face and telephone advice, for help with debt, benefits, housing, domestic abuse and legal issues.
Call 03444 111 444
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
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.
Buckingham Job Club
The Centre, Verney Close
We help people to return to employment offering support in CV writing, job searches, interview skills and on-line applications.
Every Tuesday 1.00 - 3.00pm
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.
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.
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.
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.