Community Advice

Age UK

Age UK's vision is to make the UK a great place to grow older. They help provide a lifeline for vulnerable older people, inspiring, supporting and enabling in a number of ways.

 

Bucks Fire & Rescue Home Safety Checks

A Home Fire Risk Check is a basic assessment of the fire risks in your home, it takes about 20 to 30 minutes, depending on the size of the house. Bucks Fire & Rescue  will offer you fire safety advice, based on any potential fire risks that they may have identified during the check. Their staff will also fit as many smoke alarms as they think necessary. They currently provide British Standard smoke alarms with a sealed battery that should last 10 years in normal use.

 

Buckinghamshire Mind

Buckinghamshire Mind is a charity working to support and represent people with mental health problems living across Buckinghamshire by providing high quality services. Their services find positive ways to make people feel valued and live well by supporting users to live safe, purposeful and fulfilled lives in their communities.


Carers Bucks

Carers Bucks is an independent charity established in 2004 to support the wellbeing of unpaid, family carers in Buckinghamshire. They support carers of all ages and in different caring roles, including young carers, parents of children with a physical or learning disability, older carers, carers from the black and minority ethnic community and those looking after someone with a mental health condition, including depression.

 

Citizens Advice Bureau

CAB aims to provide the advice people need for the problems they face and improve the policies and practices that affect people's lives. They offer advice on a wide range of issues including debt, employment issues, divorce & separation, state benefits, consumer queries and housing problems. The advice is free, independent, confidential and impartial and is available to everyone who lives or works in South Bucks, regardless of race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, age or nationality. 

 

Samaritans

Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way - about whatever's getting to you. You don't have to be suicidal.