RESOURCES

There are many other organisations, both locally and nationally providing support at this time. This page lists some of them, along with details of their services and how to get in contact.

Buckinghamshire Council have produced this searchable map with lots of local resources that you may find helpful.

We have also compiled our own lists below, we hope you find them useful.

LOCAL SUPPORT ORGANISATIONS

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FOOD AND GROCERIES

SUPERMARKET STORE CARD SCHEMES

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GROCERY AND CONVENIENCE STORES

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BANKS AND FINANCIAL SERVICES

If you are finding this a financially stressful time, many banks are putting special measures in place to support you. A summary of services that the main High Street banks are offering can be found at MoneyFacts.co.uk.

Some more general advice on how to manage your finances at this time can be found at MoneySavingExpert.com.

This is intended as general information only. We recommend that you check with your bank for up-to-date advice.


INFORMATION FOR ADULT SOCIAL CARE IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Adult Social care will support needs that are not covered by Mutual Aid. If you need to speak to someone about a vulnerable adult, please contact Buckinghamshire Adult Social Services on 01296 383 204 or if it is outside of office hours, call 0800 999 7677.


MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Seek the advice and support of your GP as a matter of priority if you are concerned about your mental health. Though not physically accepting patients under lockdown, GPs are still offering telephone appointments, and can treat you and monitor your condition remotely. They can also refer you to local services offering treatment.

The NHS website has a number of mental health resources with advice, emergency support and 24 hour support.

The Oxford Health NHS 24/7 Mental Health Helpline has been set up to make it quicker and easier for people in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire to get the right advice they need for their mental health and emotional wellbeing during the coronavirus pandemic. For round-the-clock professional mental health support, call them on 01865 904997 (adults) or 01865 904998 (children and young people).

Wycombe Safe Haven provide out-of-hours, non-clinical crisis support. Call 01296 453017 on Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, or 01494 218098 on Thurs, Fri, Sat for a one-to-one conversation. The service is available from 6pm to midnight.

CAMHS: Buckinghamshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service can be contacted on 01865 901951 (Monday to Friday; 8am to 6pm) or by email: oxfordhealth.bucksCAMHSSPA@nhs.net

We have complied this guide to looking after yourself and helping others in regard to mental health. It contains lots of useful information and advice, as well as further resources where you can find help.