Strapline

A local charity for people who live or work in West Berkshire

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Local information

Click to link to the organisation you want. These links go to third party websites and we cannot be held responsible for any links to external websites.

Benefits information

Job Centre Plus Newbury
West Berkshire Council

Business

Business Support Helpline – Government run service offering business support and advice on the phone and online
Trading Standards for Business

Carers

Reading and West Berkshires Carers hub
Social Care Info Point
West Berkshire Adult Social Care website
Healthwatch

Consumer

Trading Standards for Consumers

Debt

Business debtline

Disability/ long term health conditions

Reading and West Berkshires Carers hub
Social Care Info Point
West Berkshire Adult Social Care website
Healthwatch

Employment

Volunteer Centre West Berkshire
ACAS

Free computer use

Employment Plus at the Salvation Army
Library computers in West Berkshire

Housing

Sovereign Housing

Homeless

Two Saints

Legal

Magistrates Court Newbury
Reading County Court and Family Court
Coroner’s Office Reading
Law Society

Mental health

Eight bells for Mental Health – A Newbury member-led group for anyone who has or has experienced mental health issues
Samaritans Newbury
Mind
Cruse Bereavement Care West Berkshire
Talking therapies
Time to talk

Older people

Age UK West Berkshire – Information and support for older people

Relationships

Berkshire Family Mediation – For help with divorce and separation
West Berkshire Domestic Abuse Service
Reducing the Risk of Domestic Abuse

Other

Reading and West Berkshires Carers hub
Social Care Info Point
West Berkshire Adult Social Care website
Healthwatch
Swanswell – Alcohol, drug and support service
MP Richard Benyon
Community Furniture Project
Community Savings and Loans
Village Agents – aims to put older and / or socially isolated residents in direct contact with community, voluntary and statutory agencies that offer help and advice, and to assist them in engaging in local activities


Volunteer with us

21,600 highly trained volunteers support the delivery of our work. Our volunteers come from all sorts of backgrounds and help with everything we do. Could you join them?

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Without the generous support of people up and down the country, we couldn't continue the work we do.