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

Family Planning Association (FPA)


Type of service:
National Organisation
23-28 Penn Street, Hackney, London N1 5DL
Email address:
Service description:
FPA is a sexual health charity. They give straightforward information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships to everyone in the UK. FPA no longer have a helpline in England, however, you can call the National Sexual Health Helpline (provided by Public Health England) on 0300 123 7123 (Monday–Friday, 9am to 8pm) if you would like sexual health advice.

On the FPA website, you can find information about:
• Advice for parents and carers
• Contraception
• Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
• Planning a pregnancy
• Unplanned pregnancy and abortion
• Your body

FPA for Learning Disabilities

FPA works with people with learning disabilities in schools and other settings such as supported living accommodation and day centres. They also facilitate workshops for family carers and training and consultancy for professionals and front-line staff, including expert training and support around sexuality, sex and relationships for people with learning disabilities.

Children with a learning disability still need the information, but in a way they can understand. FPA can offer advice and resources to use.
Age range:
13 years - 20 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
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