We offer perinatal support in partnership with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.
Our Perinatal Community Support Worker is part of the NHS Perinatal Team, based in the Whiteleaf Centre in Aylesbury, and covers the whole of Buckinghamshire.
Who is this suitable for?
We support women who are pregnant or have given birth in the past 12 months who have mental health needs.
What can I expect?
Support, which can be short or long-term, consists of:
- 1:1 support to access community groups
- Befriending service
- Help with benefits and signposting for finance issues such as debt
- Signposting for employment support
- Short-term and long-term support
All support is planned according to each person’s individual circumstances.
There is no charge as the service.
How can I access this service?
To access this service, please speak to your GP, Health Visitor or Midwife about a referral to the NHS Perinatal Team.
“I found my support worker to be non-judgemental, kind and super knowledgeable. She has been instrumental in my overall health and wellbeing as a mum.”