Useful Links To Support and Signposting

Wellbeing Fund – The Honeypot Children’s Charity

Family Fund

Thomas Hickman’s Charity – Charity offering support to Aylesbury residents

Forever Colours Children’s Hospice – Caring for families of children with learning disabilities and life-limiting or life-threatening conditions

LEAP – The Energy and Money Saving Service

Help With The Cost of Living (Helping Hand) – Buckinghamshire Council

The Bright Side of Life – A Charitable Trust


If you would like help and support or someone to talk to, Buckinghamshire Council’s Family Information Service run drop-in sessions for those aged 13 – 19 (up to 25 years for those with a SEND). No booking needed. These sessions are a great way to meet others and have a chat with our friendly team.

Telephone number: 01296 383 293

Find out about:

  • what’s available to you locally such as sporting activities, apprenticeships, volunteering
  • help with your health and wellbeing
  • support with getting a job
  • your options after your GCSEs
  • making choices about college or university

Drop-ins run at three locations:

MindEd For Families

Charlie Waller Trust – Mental health charity

Mental Health Foundation

PTSD UK – PTSD in children and young adults

Sense – Support for young carers and siblings of disabled people

YoungMinds – Mental health charity for children and young people

Kooth – Digital mental health care

PAPYRUS UK – Prevention of Young Suicide

Hector’s House

The Sleep Charity – Children

Teen Sleep Hub

We Are With You – Timeout Toolkit – How Do You Want To Feel?

Buckinghamshire Mind

Space (Aylesbury)

Cranstoun – Run a youth service on alcohol/drug addiction/ dependency. They have just started the effected by project (previously known as hidden harm) for essentially young carers aged 10 and over. They deliver one-to-one sessions around understanding, the future etc. The sessions are not time specific. You can refer any young carers into their service.

SOS!SEN – The independent helpline for special education needs. Help find your way through the legal and procedural maze to obtain satisfactory provision for a child’s special needs.

Alex Jackman – This lady offers specialist ‘baby sitting’ service for children with SEN. Phone number: 07853864118. Email: