Further Resources

Depaul Reconnect

Depaul Reconnect offers professional and impartial support and mediation for young people and their families. They help improve communications and strengthen relationships to prevent youth homelessness, providing a safe space and an accredited mediator to help find solutions to conflict.

Contact the Reconnect Team on 0330 55 0180 or reconnect.mk@depaulcharity.org.uk


Nightstop Milton Keynes

Nightstop aims to provide a safe place to sleep for vulnerable young people aged 16-25 in the homes of trained and vetted volunteer hosts. Depaul UK is currently setting up this service in Milton Keynes and they are asking for help. Nightstop is looking for people across the parish who can offer young people a bed for the night, a hot meal, a wash and a listening ear.

For more information on hosting or other volunteering opportunities please contact Catherine or Lucy on 0330 555 0180 or email nightstop.mk@depaulcharity.org.uk or follow them on Facebook @DepaulMiltonKeynes.

 


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MK Melting Pot- Free Employability and Cooking Training.

Improve your cooking skills and employment opportunities in just six weeks.

Email: mkmeltingpot@hotmail.com
Call: 01908 585537 or 07576 763577

Adoptive families needed for children and young people in MK

In 2019, Milton Keynes Council launched a new adoption service in partnership with Central Bedfordshire called Adoption Connects. Since then, the team has helped 96 children to find an adoptive family but there are still more children waiting to find their family.

Adoption Connects offers a wide range of services from free training and e-learning, newsletters, advice, and information through to financial support and regular social events.

If you’d like to learn about adoption in general, please visit www.adoptionconnects.co.uk. You can also contact Adoption Connects by email at enquiries@adoptionconnects.co.uk or by calling 0300 300 8090.



 

Organisations in MK

Citizens Advice Bureau:

Appointment based service every Friday 10:00 - 14:00

Call 01908 604475 to make an appointment

Follow the link below for guidance on how to claim Personal Independence Payment (PIP) benefit for health and disability claims.

PIP form advice

Electoral Register check:

Find out information on how to check if you are on the electoral register.

Shared Lives:

Being a Shared Lives Carer means sharing your home and life with a
vulnerable adult who needs a helping hand. (Run by Milton Keynes Council)

Homeless & Vulnerable People 

Streetlink - www.streetlink.org.uk

Helping to end rough sleeping by connecting vulnerable people with local services. 

Winter Night Shelter - www.winternightsheltermk.com

Milton Keynes Community Car Service - Volunteering Matters Link 




The Mix:

Is a drop in service in Milton Keynes that provides a place for meeting and sharing information about mental health services/

Open every Monday - 13:30-15:30

At The Point (MK9 3NB)

No appointment necessary

MK Observatory:

Built on the MK Data Hub, it aims to be a one-stop-shop for sharing documents, information and data, and provides tools for exploring these data both in their original form, and in covenient charts and maps.

Advice for Winter

Winter Heating Information


Keep Warm MK - Downloadable Leaflet

A free helpline for Milton Keynes residents to find out how to save energy at home and reduce the cost of keeping warm.


Warm Home Discount Advice 


Here are some useful links about help with energy bills and home energy improvements.

Selectra Directory of Government & Supplier Based Help

How to Apply for the Warm Home Discount

In-depth Look at the Government Fuel Poverty Policies

MKC Consultations

Milton Keynes Council is committed to providing quality public services that meet the needs of our customers. We therefore want to work more closely with residents, communities and voluntary organisations.

Milton Keynes Council actively supports and encourages involvement to ensure residents and communities have the opportunity and ability to express their views, participate in making decisions, have more control over the services we deliver and are more involved in monitoring those services.

If you’d like to know more about how council decisions are made and how you can get involved, please visit our meetings and decision making pages. 

To view all consultations follow visit MK Council consultations page.

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