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:
18/06/2019
Location map: