Care, health and wellbeing
This section offers support and help during the recession.
Our Community Safety team can give support to anyone who has suffered from crime, including domestic violence. For more information see the related content link below on domestic violence, where you can get more details of other help and support available.
If you are experiencing stress use this section to find ways to alleviate it.
Passport to leisure
The passport to leisure provides up to 50 per cent discounts on a range of leisure activities in
Aylesbury Vale for adults and children. To qualify for the scheme you need to be an Aylesbury Vale resident and your household must receive any of the following benefits:
- Council tax benefit
- Housing benefit
- Income support
- Incapacity benefit
- Job seekers allowance
- Disability living allowance.
For more information see the related content below, call 01296 585210 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For information on the local leisure centres and sports clubs see the related content below.
Grow your own
For information about growing your own contact your local town or parish council or follow the link below to the Grow your own tips on the BBC website below.
Families and relationship support
For support and help with family relationships see the website link to the Dove Centre below, which provides counselling services or call them on 01296 393831. There is also a link below to the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission, which deals with child support and replaces the Child Support Agency.
For support with mental health problems or stress related problems you can get help from the Stress Management Society, Mind, NHS Direct and the Samaritans. Follow the web links below for more details.
Drug and alcohol issues
If your family has drug or alcohol related problems see the related web content below to find out where you can get help or visit the Alcoholics Anonymous or Drinksense websites below.
Aylesbury Vale Community Chest
The Community Chest has several streams of funding for voluntary and community sector
groups, Parish Councils and Social Enterprises including:
- easily accessible micro-grants of up to £1,000 for projects or groups for a variety of different
uses such as buying new equipment for your group, start-up costs, rent, special events or
community projects etc. - project grants up to £25,000 - for both new and existing projects
that can demonstrate they are successful in meeting local needs. Call 01296 585634, use the link below or email: email@example.com.
Date Updated: 14/09/12