Switch Bucks

Switch is an alcohol and drug service working with young people across Buckinghamshire. Switch offers support and information, and helps young people to develop life skills to make healthy choices around their alcohol and drug use - choices which are important to them. Switch also provides support and information for the families and carers of young people who are struggling with substance misuse.

Switch can provide support wherever the young person feels most comfortable whether that’s at our locality hubs, home, school or a café. They can talk to a friendly and approachable worker who can offer help, information and support while deciding what choices they want to make.

What can we offer?

  • One to one individual support with a key worker

  • Meet the young person wherever they feel most comfortable

  • Confidentiality

  • Support for families and carers

  • Group work

  • Professional drug and alcohol training

  • Life skill development and AQA unit awards

  • Education, training and employment support

  • General health support

  • Access to local activities such as cooking, music and arts and crafts

  • Access to pharmacological support

  • Support dealing with the hidden harm caused by parental substance misuse

  • Involve other services as agreed

Who to contact

Contact Name
Carl-James Nicco
Contact Position
Data Service Administrator
Telephone
E-mail
Switchbucks@cranstoun.org.uk
Website
Switch Bucks | Cranstoun.org.uk

Where to go

Name
The Round House
Address
St. Marys Street
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
Postcode
HP11 2HE
Geographic Area Covered
Buckinghamshire

Time / Date Details

When is it on
9pm to 5pm (drop in sessions available)
Session Information
Drop-in sessions run from 3pm to 6pm in Aylesbury and 2pm to 5pm in High Wycombe
Fridays | The Roundhouse, Saint Mary Street, High Wycombe, HP11 2HE
Tuesdays and Fridays | Youth Concern, The Uptown Coffee Bar, Whitehill Lane, Aylesbury HP19 8FL

Other Details

Age Ranges
10 to 18 years (25 where appropriate)

Referral

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Contact the Switch Bucks email address for a referral: switchbucks@cranstoun.org.uk

Download the Hidden Harm Referral Form

Last Updated
22/06/2020

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