Links

When we find a useful contact or website we will list it here for your benefit.

Abortion / Pregnancy
Brook (Confidential advice on sex relationships & contraception)
0800 018 5023
CAREconfidential (Unplanned pregnancy advice)
0800 028 2228
Abuse (People)
Abuse Careline
0800 137 915
National Association for People Abused in Childhood
0800 085 3330
Accident
Accident Line (Help if suffered injury in accident through 3rd party)
0500 192 939
National Accident Helpline (Commercial)
0800 376 0138
Addiction / Drugs / Gambling / Smoking / Solvents
Addiction
01296 396 351
Addiction Counselling Trust (Advice/Counselling on drug/alcohol use)
01296 425 329
ADFAM National Helpline
0207 928 8900
Alcohol Concern
0207 928 7377
Alcoholics Anonymous
0845 769 7555
Bucks Stop Smoking Service (NHS)
0800 169 0169
Cocaine Anonymous
0207 284 1123
Connexions (Young person's substance misuse service)
01296 950 647
Gamblers Anonymous
0207 384 3040
Gamcare (For gamblers affected by problem gambling)
0845 600 0133
Narcotics Anonymous
0207 730 0099
National Drinkline (Advice on sensible drinking/alcohol misuse)
0800 917 8282
National Drugs Helpline (Confidential free 24-hour helpline)
0800 776 600
ReSolv (Information and support for solvent/volatile substance users)
0808 002 345
Streetwise (Confidential help/advice for those 13+)
01912 305 400
Talk to Frank (Information about drugs and users, their families, friends, etc.)
0800 776 600
Youth @ Act
0777 566 2789
Adult Learning / Reading
Bucks Adult Learning
01296 398 957
Buckinghamshire Home Library Service
01296 339 418
Advocacy
Independent Complaints Advocacy Service (NHS Complaints)
01296 338 090
Mediation Buckinghamshire (Mediating on neighbour problems)
01494 520 821
Release (Drug & legal advice for users/families/friends)
0207 603 8654
Age Related
Age Concern Befriending Service
01296 431 911
Age Concern Buckinghamshire
01296 431 911
Age Concern Information Line
0800 009 966
Contact the Elderly (Combating Loneliness in the Aged)
0800 716 543
Elder Abuse Response (Support for those concerned re abuse of older people)
0808 808 8141
Help the Aged Seniorline (Advice & info service for older people)
0808 800 6565
Bereavement
Child Death Helpline (For those affected by death of a child)
0800 282 986
Compassionate Friends (Supports bereaved parents & immediate family)
0845 123 2304
Cruse Bereavement Care (Information/support for loss of relative/friend)
0870 167 1677
Winston's Wish (Supporting bereaved children and young people)
0845 203 0405
Carers
Adult Social Care
01296 395 000
Carers Bucks
01296 392 711
Carers Line (Advice and information for all carers)
0808 808 7777
Careline (Counselling service for the general public)
0208 514 1777
Caring for Carers
01296 422 394
Children / Child Protection / Young People
Buckinghamshire Children's Information Service
0800 3283 3217
Check out Services for Young People
01296 337 884
Childline (Counselling service for children and young people)
0800 1111
Children's Legal Centre
01296 873 820
Kidscape (Confidential advice on children's issues)
0845 205 204
National Youth Advocacy Service
0800 616 101
NSPCC Child Protection Helpline (Concerns re child risk of abuse)
0808 800 5000
Sexwise (Confidential help for under 18s on sexual/relationship matters)
0800 282 930
The Who Cares? Linkline (For children in foster or residential care)
0500 564 570
Youth Access (Local contacts for counselling advice/information)
0208 772 9900
Citizens Advice Bureau
Aylesbury Branch
0870 126 4056
Community
New Neighbours (Help to integrate into new community)
01296 633 085
Consumer / Trading
Buckinghamshire Trading Standards (Consumer advice)
01296 383 212
Counselling
Relate
01296 427 973
Crime and Crime Prevention
Aylesbury Vale Rape Crisis (Free/confidential support & counselling)
01296 392 468
Crimestoppers (Anonymous call re crime/criminals)
0800 555 111
Neighbourhood Watch (Information re local schemes)
01296 396 262
Police (Aylesbury)
0845 850 5505
Turning Point (For male domestic violence offenders)
07765 801 700
Victim Support
01296 396 355
Victims Special Line
01296 395 946
Disability
Bucks Assoc for the Blind & Partially Sighted
01296 487 556
Bucks Disability Information Network
01296 487 924
DIAL UK ( Disability information & advice services network run by disabled)
01302 310 123
Disability Living Foundation (Advice & information on disability equipment)
0845 130 9177
Learning Disability Helpline
0808 808 1111
RADAR ( Non-medical disability-related Issues)
0207 250 3222
Emergencies
BT Emergency Call
999 112
Ambulance/Fire/Police
999
Emergency Aid (Vineyard)
01296 424 400
Gas Emergencies
0800 111 999
Fire and Rescue
01296 424 666
Furniture Aid (Second hand reduced-price furniture)
01296 426 566
Thames Water Leakline
0800 714 614
Employment
Jobcentre Plus ( National local employment centre)
01296 554 255
Jobseeker Direct
0845 601 2001
Family
Care (National Christian charity majoring on social issues)
0207 233 0455
Care For the Family ( National Christian charity on family issues )
0292 081 0800
Families Need Fathers
0207 613 5060
Gingerbread ( Advice/information services to lone parents )
0800 018 4318
One Parent Families (Advice/information/issues affecting one-parent families )
0800 018 5026
Parentline ( Helping child through family change )
0800 783 6783
Finance / Debt
Aylesbury Credit Union (Financial Co-operative, low-cost borrowing )
01296 488 701
Christians Against Poverty ( National debt management and relief )
01274 760 720
Consumer Credit Counselling Service ( Free counselling re debt )
0800 138 1111
SBC Debt Management Centre (Free church-based debt management )
01296 480 080
Freedom of Information Act
Helpline
01625 545 745
Health / Mental Health
Bucks Mental Health Trust
01296 393 363
Dove Counselling Centre (Bucks assoc for mental health )
01296 393 831
Healthy Living Centre ( Services to Southcourt/Walton Court )
01296 334 562
NHS Direct
0845 4647
PALS ( Patient Advice and Liaison Service- AV Primary Care Trust )
0800 389 0018
The Counselling and Prayer Trust
0207 384 9212
Two Shires Ambulance NHS Trust
01908 262 422
Holidays
Family Holiday Association
0207 436 3304
Housing / Homelessness
Aylesbury Homeless (2 Rickfords Hill, Aylesbury)
01296 435 026
Shelterline (Advice for the homeless or those facing homelessness )
0808 800 4444
Immigration
Immigration Advisory Service ( open 24-hrs for immigration problems )
0207 378 9191
Local Authorities
Aylesbury Vale District Council
01296 585 858
AVDC Teleclaim ( Claiming benefits by telephone )
01296 585 618
Bucks County Council
01296 395 000
Marriage Guidance
Relate ( Marriage counselling/guidance )
01296 427 973
Missing Persons
Message Home Helpline ( For those who have run from home )
0800 700 740
National Missing Persons Helpline ( Finding missing people )
0800 700 700
Salvation Army Family Tracing Service
0845 634 4747
Occult
The Reachout Trust
0870 770 3258
Prison
Caring for Ex-Offenders ( Prisoner rehabilitation )
0845 644 7544
Prisoners' Families Helpline ( Support for prisoners' families )
0808 808 2003
Race Relations
Racial Incidence Hotline
0800 157 625
Aylesbury Vale Race Equality Council
01296 425 334
St John Ambulance
Sitting Service
01296 336 484
Suicide Prevention
Samaritans (24hr Confidential and emotional support helpline )
0845 790 9090
Telephone Helplines
Telephone Helplines Association ( Over 1,000 non-profit UK help lines )
01494 432 000
Voluntary Work
Vale Volunteers
01296 337 456
Women's Help Services
Aylesbury Women's Aid ( Partners treating badly )
01296 436 827
Buckinghamshire Rape Crisis
01296 392 468
Freedom Programme
01296 383 701
Refuge ( Safe accommodation for women experiencing domestic violence )
0870 599 5443