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The leading coordinating body for voluntary organisations that work with children and young people in Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes. We work with our membership and communities to build strong and sustainable networks that enable children and young people to achieve their full potential through safe, enjoyable and challenging activities.

0845 6009731

Drill Hall Cottage, Bellingdon Road, Chesham, BUCKS, HP5 2HA

Last updated: 25th March 2020

Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals both when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, and when a child is facing bereavement. Every year we train more than 10,000 professionals, helping them to better understand and meet the needs of grieving families.

0800 02 888 40

First published: 25th March 2020

Children and Young People’s Physiotherapy Service

Provides a county wide community Physiotherapy service for Buckinghamshire (excluding Milton Keynes). Provides treatment for conditions that impact on children’s physical development (0-19 year olds).

Services are mainly clinic based with practitioners also seeing children and families in:

  • children’s centres
  • their home
  • school
  • early years setting

Practitioners work with the parents and the team around the child in order to improve health, development and mobility outcomes.

Referrals to the service are made by health professionals such as a GP, Health Visitor, Occupational Therapist or hospital consultant.

01296 566 045

3rd Floor, 66 High Street, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 1SD

First published: 26th February 2020

Community Paediatrics

Community Paediatricians are specialist children’s doctors with training and expertise in developmental paediatrics and disability, social paediatrics (child protection and children in local authority care), neurodevelopmental work (ADHD and ASD diagnostic assessments) and educational paediatrics (special educational needs).

The Service also has a statutory role in partnership with the Local Authority in relation to health assessments for children with Special Educational Needs which may impact on school attendance and attainment.

First published: 18th June 2019


Kooth is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use.

First published: 5th June 2019

Mental Health Helpline

Call the helpline to find out when and where to get help and to access support from mental health professionals. The helpline is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. During office hours, people who already use mental health services should contact services directly. This service is run by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.

01865 904 997 (Adults)

01865 904 998 (Children and young people)

First published: 16th April 2020

Neurodevelopmental Single Point of Access (SPA)

Oxford Health Foundation Trust and Buckinghamshire Health Care Trust are collaborating to deliver a Buckinghamshire Neurodevelopmental ‘Single Point of Access for Assessment and Treatment’. A ‘Single Point of Access’ is also called a SPA.

The neurodevelopmental team mostly work with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnostic assessments.

You can contact the service through the Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) which works with the Community Paediatrics team.

01865 901951

First published: 18th June 2019

Youth Concern

Youth Concern is a registered charity, which offers help and support to vulnerable young people aged 13-25 years.

They have a drop-in centre in Whitehill Lane, which offers young people a safe place to meet and access guidance, support and counselling.

01296 431183

The Uptown Coffee Bar, Whitehill Lane, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP19 8FL

First published: 5th June 2019

Youth Enquiry Service

Youth Enquiry Service (YES) is a charity based in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, that offers free and confidential support and counselling to 13-25 year olds.

01494 437373

52 Frogmoor, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP13 5DG

First published: 5th June 2019

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