We are gathering a number of online resources to help you through this time when our centre isn’t physically open.
The National Youth Advocacy Service NYAS is still operating. Call the helpline (0808 808 1001) or visit www.nyas.net
This helpful video explains advocacy.
Bucks County Council
If you live in Bucks you may be able to apply for Local Emergency Support. This is intended to cover urgent short-term emergencies (i.e. no immediate food, no heating or lighting) through the use of food banks, food vouchers, and utility meter top-ups.
If you are struggling to pay council tax visit https://www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/coronavirus/council-tax-questions/
For 16-17 year olds at risk of homelessness.
This NHS service offers a range of free, tried and tested NHS psychological therapies that help with low mood, anxiety, worry, stress, long-term health conditions and employment support.
Food & Other Essentials
The Vineyard is now open Mon -Sat, 10-12 for collection of pre made food parcels, that will last up to a week. The Vineyard is also offering a delivery service if the you are unable to get out. Simply email with your dietary needs. You should receive your food parcel within a day or two.
The Vineyard Centre
Aylesbury Women’s Aid is still offering phone appointments for their IDVA, Outreach, Counselling and Young People’s Service. Their dedicated and experienced staff will be providing the same level of support and expertise by telephone. They can still offer solicitor appointments by telephone. You can contact them on 01296 437777. Out of Hours: 07742162484
You can refer via their website: www.aylesburywomensaid.org.uk or send an email