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Do you want to find groups and support in the community that might help you improve your health and wellbeing? You can find lots of local support from charities to social groups in the Arc Bucks PCN Directory.
Grow it Cook it Eat it is a community food growing and cooking project, bringing communities together.
Do you find buying fresh fruit and vegetables expensive or don’t really know what to do with the ones you do buy? This project brings together communities who may experience financial hardship or have challenges accessing fresh fruit and vegetables together to provide spaces to use for your own growing and provide opportunities to improve your cooking skills and knowledge.
There is no membership, no cost and low to no commitment.
Grow it Cook it Eat it provides:
Here4YOUth – offers advice, support and guidance to young people who may have drug or alcohol misuse problems, signposts to other support services and works with those impacted by domestic drug and alcohol use. They work with children as young as 10 years old.
We welcome walk-ins at our welcome centre, where you can meet our friendly team. You can also get in touch via our online referral system, or if you would feel more comfortable to meet a member of our team in an environment you are more familiar with, please do not hesitate to ask.
Our drop-in sessions run at the following locations, or you can call us to arrange to meet one of our workers.
Play Cafe runs on Monday mornings from 9-11am in Flackwell Heath Christ Church during term time, and is ideal for babies and pre-school children to socialise and play, while their parents, grandparents, or carers meet other local families over a drink and a biscuit. Play Cafe has a small, relaxed atmosphere, and we ask you to book as numbers are kept small.
FACT Bucks, short for Families and Carers Together in Buckinghamshire, is a group of parents and professionals who meet to discuss real issues that affect children and young people with additional needs and disabilities in Buckinghamshire.
Find Childcare, Childminders, Family Centres, and Family Activities in Buckinghamshire and access free, impartial information covering a range of topics relating to family life including support for Learning Disabilities.
An adviser guide to personal independence payment regulations & case law.
“MK CIL will aim to inspire, empower and enable people with disabilities, their families, carers and others. Through the provision of a range of information and services, MK CIL will support people in making informed choices, exercising their rights of full participation and to maximize their independence and potential.”
Offering a range of different courses from painting, sewing, mediation, mindfulness and much more – Please visit the website for more information on dates and times and venues – and a full range of courses offered. Funding is targeted to support people who otherwise might not be able to afford to attend adult learning courses, including those on low incomes, jobseeker and others referred by community partner organisations.
Welcome to Family Learning Early Years courses! We hope that you will join us for one of our fun and informative courses starting in January. We offer courses and workshops for parents and carers of children aged 2 to 4 years. A range of different courses offered. Story explorers, Confident Me, Thinking about volunteering, Story workshop, Everyday First Aid, Spring Crafts. Please contact the enrolment team on 01296 383582.
Helping Hand can support if you are struggling with food, fuel, bills and finances.
If you or your family are in need of support, on low income or experiencing a financial crisis please get in touch. For help with – Bills, debt, afford fuel and food, essential goods in the home.
2 Year Funding is a government scheme designed to provide up to 15 hours of funded childcare each week to low-income families (earn less than £15,400/year after tax), who have a child who is 2 years old, for children who after Looked After or adopted and those in receipt of Disability Living Allowance or an Education, Health & Care Plan.
Making a lifetime of difference for children expected to have short lives.
Childline is here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. Services are free, confidential and provided by trained Counsellers
Service online for helping with healthy eating advice and cooking healthier meals.
Access the website link below, enter a location below to continue or browse all locations. You can also narrow your search.
You can improve your chances of getting pregnant and having a healthy pregnancy by following the steps and advice provided by NHS UK.
Am I pregnant? What should I be eating? Is it normal to be this tired? How can I help my partner during Labour? Whatever you want to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant or caring for your new baby, you should find it here.
The calculator on this page can help you work out when you might expect your baby to arrive.
Having regular antenatal appointments is really important in pregnancy. Some of the tests and measurements have to be done at specific times, and your midwife will give you information as your pregnancy progresses. The midwife’s priority is for you and your baby to get the care and attention you need. Your appointments are also a chance to talk about how you feel physically and emotionally and to ask anything, however small, about your pregnancy.
Our vision is that every baby born premature or sick in the UK has the best chance of survival and quality of life.
Baby crying is normal, you can cope. Please follow the ICON guidance for coping with crying.
Their mission is to support parents through the first 1,000 days, to have the best possible experience of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.
Tamba is a UK based charity helping people around the world. They were set up by parents of multiples and interested professionals in 1978.
Visit the Buckinghamshire Family Information Service for information on a range of topics relating to family life, from childcare, local services and education, to health, money and Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
A healthy start for a brighter future. The early years have lifelong effects on health and wellbeing. HENRY supports families to provide the best possible start in life for babies and children.
The helpline is available to help you with problems and issues you may encounter; offering help and advice to people with dyspraxia, parents, carers, and families about or on the subject of dyspraxia.
Triple P is a parenting programme, but it doesn’t tell you how to be a parent. It’s more like a toolbox of ideas. You choose the strategies you need. You choose the way you want to use them. It’s all about making Triple P work for you.
This app provides self-help techniques to help manage overall anxiety. Track anxiety levels, triggers, and build a personal tool kit in the app. It also provides interactive guidance for practicing self-help and a closed social community to engage with others. If you’re looking for holistic snapshot of your anxiety and how to cope with it, this may be the app for you.
PP is a resilience building app for children aged 9-11yrs. Helps children to understand their thoughts and feelings and what to do when feeling anxious. Includes simple 5 minute graded and guided relaxation exercises.
Every family needs a bit of support from time to time. We’re here to help. We work with families from before children are born until they’re in their twenties. We do this in lots of different ways – in local services, schools and online. We step in early to help build positive relationships. We bring parents together at support groups and in our children’s centres. We offer advice and help with parenting skills. And we never, ever judge.
The Healthier Together programme relies upon patients and healthcare professionals working together to improve how local healthcare is delivered. The website provide advice for parents, young people and pregnant women, and clinical resources to support healthcare professionals – which means that your child is likely to receive consistently high-quality care, irrespective of which healthcare professional they see.
Home-Start is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through their challenging times. We are there for parents when they need us the most because childhood can’t wait.
Family Lives is a national charity providing support in all aspects of family life.
The Cleft Lip and Palate Association (CLAPA) is a small charity working to improve the lives of people born with a cleft and their families in the UK.
Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.
NHS vaccinations and when to have them. The NHS vaccination schedule highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.
Contact support families with the best possible guidance and information. For every shape and size of family, whatever they need and whatever their child’s disability
Information and available benefits for your family from gov.uk
Working to give every child the best start in life We work to inform and empower parents who want to maximise their children’s long-term development and well-being.
If you’ve decided you’re ready to start a family, find out how to get pregnant and some of the lifestyle changes that might help you.