Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Northamptonshire Community Housing Network

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Type of service:
Adulthood
Address:
13 Colwell Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire NN8 1NT
Telephone number:
01933381467
Email address:
Service description:
The Community Housing Network supports people with disabilities to make informed choices about how they live. Services include:

• Training programmes that help people consider their housing needs and options
• Housing trials, where people can try out different living options
• Training and advice for professionals
• A housing information service for young people and their families
• A housing options club (see below)
• A housing brokerage service, where a professional helps a client explore their housing options
• A people-matching service, where people are matched to available housing

Housing Options ClubThe club is held once a month. It allows people with disabilities can come together with their family, carers, and professionals to look at housing options and issues around them getting a suitable home.

Self-Employment Training
Self-Employment might sometimes be a good opportunity for people with disabilities to find work. However, self-employment it isn’t an easy, and this training ensures people will be able make enough money to live on, that they will pay their taxes, and that they’ll be able to manage their insurance and book-keeping.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
16 years - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
03/10/2017
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