The Lowdown

Type of service:
Advice And Information
Address:
3 Kingswell Street (off Gold Street), Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 1PP
Telephone number:
01604 634385
Email address:
Service description:

The Lowdown offers free and confidential counselling, sexual health, and LGBTQ support services (six days a week in Northampton) for 11-25 year olds. Their services include:

  • Counselling and support
  • Helpline - phone 01604 622223
  • Drop in
  • Information and advice
  • Sexual Health Nurse for contraception
  • Condoms and pregnancy testing
  • Chlamydia screening and STI referrals
  • Training
  • LGBTQ groups and outreach

NB to be eligible for the counselling and support young people need to live within the post code area NN1 – NN7.

Training

The Lowdown also provides training to professionals and other organisations who support young people. Their courses include:

  • Enhancing listening and communication skills
  • Basic counselling skills
  • Managing young people and self harm>/li>
  • Managing young people and LGBTQ questions
  • Understanding current issues affecting young people
  • Welcoming young people to your facility
Cost:
Contact provider for cost details
Age range:
11 years - 25 years
Opening hours:
Monday 12:00 - 15:00 and 16:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 16:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 12:00 - 15:00 and 16:00 - 19:00
Thursday 16:00 - 19:00
Friday 16:00 - 19:00
Saturday 09:00 - 18:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
02/09/2019
Location map: