There are many organisations in Burnham providing a wide range of services and activities to the local community. These include:
Burnham Health Promotion Trust (BHPT)
BHPT is a registered charity with its office base in Burnham Health Centre.
BHPT’s aim is to promote, sustain and enhance health and wellbeing throughout the local community and to this end it provides and supports a wide variety of local activities and services.
Within the Health Centre these services include: Citizens Advice, Number 22 Counselling Services, youth sexual health drop in and One Recovery Bucks. Patients can refer themselves to these services - for more details see posters on the noticeboards by the Pharmacy or by the Community Meeting Room or contact Burnham Health Promotion Trust on 01628 661441. To book an appointment with the Citizens Advice advisor on a Wednesday, please call 01494 791391 to book an appointment.
BHPT’s community based activities include chair-based exercise, local health walks, ballroom dancing, Gym in the Park, Tai Chi and Carers’ Support.
BHPT is a recognised referral agency for Maidenhead Food Share and Slough Food Bank. Please click here for further information. BHPT are also part of the alliance who set up the Burnham Care & Share project, the new food distribution project in Burnham High Street.
For more details of BHPT’s local services and activities please call into the BHPT office in the Health Centre or phone 01628 661441 or visit the website www.bhpt.org.uk
Burnham Community Association (BCA)
BCA is a registered charity providing a range of activities and services including help with transport
Burnham Good Neighbour Scheme – Volunteer drivers provide door to door transport to hospital, health centre and other health related appointments. This service is for people without other transport available. Donations towards expenses welcomed. Tel. 07508 240762
Burnham Community Association Minibus – Provides transport to many local older people’s groups. Also a weekly shopping trip to Asda’s. Passengers collected from and returned to their homes. Tel. 07468 840185.
Burnham Sports and Activities Directory www.burnhamsportsandactivites.org.uk has details of many local clubs and organisations.