Contacts/Links

Vale of White Horse District Council
Non-emergency police 101
Oxfordshire County Council
Ed Vaizey MP  contact your MP or email vaizeye@parliament.uk, 0207 2196350, House of Commons, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA
Reporting Highways issues such as potholes, flooding, vegetation that could cause a hazard and damaged or missing roads signs or email on highwayenquiries@oxfordshire.gov.uk or 0845 3101111
Community Information network for older people and carers www.ageuk.org.uk/oxfordshire
Winter awareness – advice for keeping warm and safe this winter as well as information regarding road gritting and road closure updates due to winter weather
Oxfordshire Rural Communities Council
Have your say on Vale issues  such as waste, recycling, community safety and budget priorities
Healthwatch Oxfordshire     have your say about health services in the area 01865 520520
Community Transport   volunteer car schemes, door-to-door minibus service, group transport for voluntary organisations, scheduled minibus service
Rural Shops Alliance organisation for village shopkeepers and retailers
Citizens Advice    Details of Citizens Advice services in Oxfordshire
http://www.adviceguide.org.uk online advice from Citizens Advice Bureau
http://rehab-recovery.co.uk/articles/guide-alcoholism-for-elderly.html The A-Z guide of alcoholism and the elderly
Oxfordshire Autistic Society  supporting families affected by all aspects of the autistic spectrum including ASD, Asperger’s Syndrome, Sensory Processing Disorder and Global Developmental Delay
social and health care information    social and health care information for Oxfordshire Support Finder
Lifeline Project for addiction advice and support – 01865 403247
Drug and Alcohol Team 01865 328607
Alcoholics Anonymous 0845 7697555
Narcotics Anonymous 0300 9991212
Young Addiction 01865 328490
My Life, My Choice (for people with learning disabilities) 01865 204214
Oxfordshire Children’s Social Care Team 0845 0507666 (out of hours emergency 0800 833408)
Child Sexual Exploitation Helpline 01865 266255
Domestic Abuse Helpline 0800 7310055
Victim Support 0845 3899528
Respect Phoneline (for domestic violence perpetrators) 0808 8024040
Men’s Advice Line (for male victims of domestic violence) 0808 8010327
Restore – working for mental health    Oxfordshire charity that supports people with mental health issues providing training, encouragement, personal development, a supportive environment, the chance to achieve, and one-to-one support
Dementia Care Oxfordshire  Oxfordshire County Council’s website for those recently diagnosed with dementia and those who care for dementia sufferers
Carers Oxfordshire 0845 050 7666 (out of hours emergency duty team 0800 833 408) and Carers Oxfordshire 
Age UK Oxfordshire 0844 8870005
Guideposts Trust – independent living centre 01235 524857
Carers Voice Oxfordshire 01235 520440
South and Vale Carers Centre 0125 510212 South and Vale Carers
Listening Books 0207 4079417
Oxfordshire Volunteer Befriending Service 07801 482408
Oxfordshire County Council Young Carers Team 01865 323594
Headway 01865 326263
Spurgeons 01865 309602
Young Dementia UK 01993 776295
Neighbourhood Return 0116 2293118
Attendance Allowance (Personal Independence Payment) or Carers Allowance 0845 7123456
Tax Credit Helpline 0345 3003900
Winter Fuel Payments 08459 151515
NHS Non-emergency 111
Horton Hospital, Banbury 01295 275500
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford 01865 741166
Oxfordshire Mind Information Centre 01865 247788
Alzheimer’s Society 020 74233500
OSCAR – supports children diagnosed with a brain or spinal tumour, together with their families
Wyfold Group Riding for the Disabled  0845 4507017
Oxford Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre (women only) 01865 726295/ 08007836294
Survivors UK (male victims of abuse and rape) 0845 1221201
No Second Night Out (housing) 01865 304611
Vale of White Horse District Council Housing 01235 520202
Gatehouse (support with food for the homeless/poorly housed) 01865 792999
Steppin’ Stones (support for people who are experiencing or have experienced rough sleeping) 01865 251798
Archway (help to relieve distress caused by lonliness) 01865 790552
Root and Branch helping to improve mental health and wellbeing through outdoor activities and crafts
Ways and Means Trust rehabilitation and training for those recuperating from mental illness
Home Library Service 01865 810240
Oxfordshire Playing Fields Association 01865 883488
Family carers    from Carers Oxfordshire
Tax help for older people   Free tax help
Wilts & Berks Canal Trust
RAF Watchfield
Chronicle of Watchfield by Neil Maw