Useful Links

This is a list of some of the key organisations that carers may need to contact. If you cannot find what you are looking for you can contact us.

Disclaimer – the following links are from third parties and although we think that they might be useful to you in your caring role we cannot guarantee the content within them.

 D – F

Diabetes UK – Aylesbury Vale

Down’s Syndrome Support – North Bucks Downs Ducklings

Down’s Syndrome Group – South Bucks

Drugfam – supporting families, carers and friends affected by substance misuse.

 G – I

Gateway Club – Chilterns (Amersham) – social club for adults with learning disabilities

Gateway Club – High Wycombe

Healthwatch Bucks –  independent body which aims to help local people get the best out of their local health and social care

 J – L

Livability Lifestyle Choices – support for disabled adults

 M – O

Make Marlow Dementia Friendly – Marlow Bridge Rotary Club, through a newly formed sub-committee is embarking on an exciting project to Make Marlow Dementia Friendly (MMDF)

Men in Sheds (Aylesbury) – a social and active group for mature men

Mencap – Chesham, Amersham & District

Mind – Wycombe

Mind the Gap Bucks – Chesham and High Wycombe peer groups supporting people with mental health issues and social isolation

Motor Neurone Disease Association – A guide for carers who are caring for someone with MND, available in hard copy (upon request) or digital formats

Multiple Sclerosis Society – Amersham and Chesham branch

Multiple Sclerosis Society – Milton Keynes

Multiple Sclerosis Society – South West

National Autistic Society – Aylesbury Vale

National Autistic Society – South Bucks

Nutrition & Dietetics – Bucks Health Care

One Recovery Bucks – Caring for somebody with alcohol or drug dependency

Oral Health

Oasis Partnership – local charity supporting anyone whose life is affected by their or someone else’s drug or alcohol use

Oxford Health

 P – R

The Pace Centre – a specialist centre for children with motor disorders such as cerebral palsy

Parkinson’s UK – Amersham & High Wycombe

Parkinson’s UK – Aylesbury

Patient Transport – Non Emergency for Bucks, Berks and Oxon

People’s Voices – advice & info services for people with disabilities, mental health service users & older people

POhWER – provides advocacy services across Bucks

Rehab 4 Addiction – a free drug and alcohol addiction helpline. Rehab 4 Addiction is run by Oliver Clark, who has been in recovery for over 20 years, and he will be happy to help anyone who needs his assistance.

Rethink – South Bucks Group

Horse Riding for the Disabled – South Bucks

 S – T

South Bucks District Council

Space Support Chesham – support for parents of behaviourally challenging children

Stairlift Grants – a guide helping you outline how you can get financial help with the cost of a stairlift

Stroke Association – Bucks Stroke Support

Stroke4carers – an online resource for carers, family and friends of stroke survivors

Switch Bucks – a drug and alcohol service for young people in Bucks.

 U – Z

UK Addiction Treatment Centres – UK’s leading alcohol and drug rehab clinics

UK-Rehab – a 24hr advice helpline offering support and advice to addicts and their family or friends

Voices & Choices – local charity based in Chesham that provides information and advice to help people to remain in their homes with the help and support of community services and other agencies

Wycombe Different Strokes – support network and social group for stroke survivors, their families and friends

Wycombe District Council