Practical Help Agencies

A list of practical agencies we found useful

Northampton has a variety of agencies which may be a be to help you. Below is a list of agencies which focus on accommodation, finanacial and health needs. You will also find other agencies on the Social and Spiritual Help pages.

Housing and Transport

  • Can Homeless Team
    Access to private accommodation and rent assistance. Call them on 01604 250678
  • Oak House Night Shelter
    Accommodation for homeless men and women Call them on 01604 461999
  • Super Sausage
    Café with beds for males only. Call them on 01604 636099
  • YMCA St Johns
    Homeless centre for 16-25 year olds. Self catering accommodation. Advice and support. Drop-in centre. Resettlement Project. Showers and Laundry facilities Call them on 01604 638630
  • Daventry Contact
    Supplying Furniture and Household Effects to those in need free of charge. Call them on 01327 310711


  • Maple Access Partnership
    For travellers, Homeless, Asylum Seekers. Call them on 01604 250969
  • Normed
    Out of hours Emergency Doctor service. NOT FOR REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS. Call them on 01604 405060


  • Northants Drug & Alcohol Services
    Provides specialist assessment and treatment, deter treatment, methadone programme, needle and syringe exchange, HIV and Hepatitis testing and health guidance. Phone 01604 233227
  • Sub-Zero
    Confidential service for young people under 19 years of age. Counselling and access to treatment for drugs, solvents and alcohol. Phone 01604 544530
  • CAN
    Advice, information, counselling for anyone affected by Drugs Alcohol and Homelessness. 01604 622121
  • Aquarius
    The residential Rehab is a flexible program of groups and individual counselling, based on individual need. Call them on 01604 632421
  • Gideon House
    Rehab for people with addictions Call them on 01432 273464
  • Off The Hook
    Drop-in service is for people who are clean and need support to stay stopped. Call them on 01604 259178

Finance and Employment

    a registered charity supporting people who are unwaged and are on benefits Call them on 01604 639722
  • Welfare Rights
    Includes a rural outreach worker Call them on their advice line 01327 322148
  • Connexions
    Help with careers. Unemployment. Helping to get back to work for people aged 12-19 Help with advice Call them on 01604 631400

For more agencies, check out our Social and Spiritual agency pages.