Northampton has a variety of charities and agencies that have been set up to help those in need. Below is a list of some great organisations that we, in our drop-in (The Step Up) work with.
Oasis House offers accommodation & support to homeless people in Northampton. There are 48 units at the scheme with 9 direct access beds & 39 move on apartments. Oasis House services are delivered in partnership by:
Northampton Borough council who have their gateway housing solutions team on site, Northampton Hope Centre who provide day centre services to the homeless by providing meals, clothing, training & activities. NAASH deliver accommodation related support to the residents of Oasis House.
Tel: 0845 206 8646
Emergency Night Shelter (Referrals only) contact the Council’s Street Outreach Team on (01604) 837344 or (01604) 837345, or e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org
Richmond Fellowship provides supported housing for people with mental health and substance use problems across Northamptonshire.
CAN Housing provide frontline help to people in need of support to address housing issues, substance use, and repeat homelessness. They have 61 places and provide structured interventions through floating support.
Address: 81 St Giles Street, Northampton, NN1 1JF
Lumsden Support provide unrivalled support and experienced staff to vulnerable adults from all walks of life. Lumsden is committed to working with people with Learning Disabilities and Mental Health challenges.
Tel: 01604 635142
Mayday Trust provide a safe place to live for people who are experiencing homelessness and help them to make a smooth and speedy move back into independent living. Most of the people we work with are going through difficult times like leaving prison, moving from care to a first home, moving from a secure hospital or leaving the family.
Tel: 01604 415488
Langley House Trust Housing and rehabilitation for ex-offenders
Maple Access Partnership: for travellers, homeless, asylum seekers. Tel: 01604 250969
Out of Hours Doctors: Ring 111
Northants Drug & Alcohol Services (S2S Substance to Solution) provides specialist assessment and treatment, deter treatment, methadone programme, needle and syringe exchange. Tel: 01604 211304
Aquarius Advice, information, counselling for for anyone affected by drugs Tel: 01604 633848
Citizens Advice providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities
Samaritans Whatever you’re going through, call free any time, from any phone on 116 123.
Sunflower Centre Providing support for victims of domestic abuse Tel: 01604 888211
Northampton Advice Centre (Community Law) providing independent and confidential specialist legal advice, representation, training and consultancy services.
Re:Store Northampton Supporting vulnerable people through practical means. Foodbank parcels, advice and support, The Hub Drop-in, various groups and activities. Tel: 01604 328046
Street Church Drop-in centre for homeless offering free food, clothing and drinks.
Good Loaf Artisan café and bakery providing real employment opportunities to vulnerable local women to break the cycle of poverty, unemployment and offending. Tel: 01604 824084
Springs Family Centre Afternoon drop-in, jobs club and various other support and activities. Tel: 07703 185740
Open Door Drop in for homeless offering food, drinks and clothing. Tel: 01604 516809
Bridge The Bridge Programme is a substance misuse agency providing peer support and activities throughout Northamptonshire. Tel: 01604 621259