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

Northampton Central Library and Children's Centre

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Type of service:
Children's Centres
Address:
Abington Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 2BA
Telephone number:
0300 126 1000
Service description:
Children’s centres provide locality-based support in the centre, in community venues, or in homes. To register to use the services, groups and clubs provided by your local children's centre, please contact them directly. Go to this page for more information about where families can go for support.

This children’s centre builds upon the universal services available in the library. The following services can be accessed:

Information and Advice Services
Supplying information about a range of services, including childcare and employment support

Stay and Play Services
Supporting parents in their role as their children’s first educators

School Readiness Services
Working in partnership with parents and childcare providers to improve outcomes for children

Health, Lifestyles and Well Being Services
Universal and targeted activities to improve outcome for parents and children. Includes ante-natal and post natal support delivered in partnership with midwives and health visitors.

Improved Parenting and Family Support Services
Targeted support and Early Help services for families that need extra support. This may be via an EHA (early help assessment, formerly a CAF), or for Looked after Children, children on ‘Children in Need’ register, children on Child Protection Plans or Disabled Children. This includes access to victim and perpetrator domestic abuse interventions (at Level 3).

Services to Improve Adults Personal Skills, Education and Employability
Links to benefits and debt advice, adult learning opportunities and JobCentre Plus.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
0 - 100 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Early Years (0-5)
  • Location-Specific
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • Professional referral
Last updated on:
07/11/2017
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