Provides individual and group treatments in the community to people living with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, personality disorder, depressive disorders and severe anxiety disorders. It is a multi-disciplinary team, consisting of administration staff, doctors, Community Psychiatric Nurses (CPN), occupational therapists, social workers and support staff.
Supported housing for vulnerable people who need some support -
AVDC Money and Housing advice to prevent homelessness where there are mortgage or rent arrears
Provides assessment and treatment to people with drug and alcohol addictions. The two main treatment centres are in Aylesbury and High Wycombe, but increasingly the service is being provided jointly with GPs in health centres (shared care) across the county.
Minor injuries, outpatients
Dental services, family planning, Genito-urinary medicine (GUM) (sexual health)
Provides services and information which focus on the needs of older people.
Buckinghamshire College Group was formed from the merger between Aylesbury College and Amersham & Wycombe College in October 2017. The College operates from three main campuses, in Amersham, Aylesbury and High Wycombe. We also have a separate Higher Education campus in Aylesbury, University Campus Aylesbury Vale. A general further education college which provides a wide range of learning opportunities for students who are 16 years of age or older. Range of full time and part time courses.
An ecumenical group from various churches in the town working to try to set up emergency accommodation for people in the town. Also operating The Hub (below). Housing advice from case workers Assistance with form filling Applications for ID Referrals into supported housing Signposting to other appropriate agencies Access to washing machine (for homeless clients only) Local newspapers
Counselling, advocacy, helpline and email support for women affected by sexual violence. This includes dealing with the effects of abuse PTSD, self-harm, substance misuse. Assistance in moving on with employment and education. AVRC has an Independent Sexual Violence Advisor who guides women through the legal system and any other appointments required.