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

Northamptonshire People First

Type of service:
Adulthood
Address:
Eskdaill House, Eskdaill Street, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN16 8RA
Telephone number:
01536 515548
Email address:
Service description:
Northamptonshire People First are a self-advocacy group run for (and by) people with learning disabilities.

Activities:

• Running and controlling their organisation
• Holding committee meetings to make decisions
• Attending conferences
• Conducting learning disability research
• Advocacy
• Working alongside the Learning Disability Partnership Board (LDPB)
• Holding social nights

Northamptonshire People First can help people:

• Develop their office, computer, and telephone skills
• Attend meetings (to share their ideas)
• Work within a charity (over which they have control)
• Sit on the charity's Management Committee
• Learn to be an advocate
• Look for a job
• Be a part of a team
• Gain confidence
• Be a part of their community
• Fundraise
Cost:
Contact provider for cost details
Age range:
16 years - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
02/10/2018
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