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Young Adults – Support

Organisations and services in Buckinghamshire and beyond offer the opportunity for you to meet your needs.   Developing confidence and  perhaps independent living skills, whilst tapping
into your talents and interests too. The charity Youth Concern are celebrating and enjoying a milestone year during 2015.  Youth Concern run a drop in centre, counselling, a music studio and IT access, too.  Above all , it is a safe place to meet other young people.

Music therapy for all ages is on offer, via The Chiltern Music Therapy, (a not for profit organisation).   If you like horticulture, working and learning outdoors, the recently founded Lindengate charity, located near Wendover, teach gardening skills and so much more!  If you enjoy working with animals in the fresh air. Animal Antiks, located in Stoke Mandeville adopt a therapeutic approach, providing  young people the opportunity to achieve, grow in self-confidence and esteem, achieve greater independence, alongside improving life, social and functional skills.

An autism alert card can be carried by a person who has autism and used in situations where communication may be difficult.
In Buckinghamshire we are encouraging people to use the National Autistic Society Autism alert card.  Please contact the National Autistic Society directly to order and obtain a card and card holder. Contact the NAS Head Office

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Adult Social Group run by Autism Bucks:

There are now two adult social groups, one in Aylesbury and one in High Wycombe with dates set during the year. you can find these on our what’s on page.

MOST IMPORTANTLY: EVERY ONE IS DIFFERENT AND HAS THEIR OWN NEEDS.

 

 

Quantum Leap Mentoring
Created by 16 year old female to help support autistic students and students with learning disabilities. Provides information on autism, dyslexia and dyspraxia.
https://www.qlmentoring.com/

 

 

Young Minds
United Kingdom’s leading charity fighting and supporting young people’s mental health.
https://youngminds.org.uk

 

 

BGiOK
bgiok is about practical advice and information about homosexuality, and cutting through the stereotypes and negativity around it. bgiok aims to help young people feel better about their sexuality and about the person they are beyond that.

Offering accessible and informative content that tackles the issues that visitors tend to be most concerned about, like coming out, religion and homophobic bullying.
http://www.bgiok.org.uk/

 

 

Mermaids
Mermaids supports gender-diverse children and young people until their 20th birthday, as well as their families and professionals involved in their care.

Transgender and gender-variant children and teens need support and understanding, as well as the freedom to explore their gender identity.

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The Mix
Support for young people facing different challenge.
https://www.themix.org.uk/

 

 

Young Stone Well
Aim is to support and empower young lesbian, gay, bi and trans people to live their lives free from discrimination and fulfil their potential.
www.youngstonewell.org.uk