Perinatal Support Service

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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.

How to access this service

To access this service, please speak to your GP, Health Visitor or Midwife about a referral to the NHS Perinatal Team.

Fees

This is no charge for this service.

What our service users say

“Thanks for all the walks and chats, which have been the highlight of my weeks.”

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NHS Perinatal Mental Health Service

If you feel you require any support to access this service, for example hearing loop, translator or mobility aids, please call 01494 463364 or email [email protected] and we will get back to you to discuss your individual needs.