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

Community Law Service - Northampton Advice Shop

Type of service:
Advice And Information
Address:
49-53 Hazelwood Road, Northampton, NN1 1LG
Telephone number:
01604 621038
Service description:
Community Law Service provides comprehensive advice and representation in welfare benefits, energy efficiency, employment law, debt, housing and immigration.

• Children’s Welfare Rights Worker

This service is free, independent and confidential. It provides a face to face casework service for disabled/ill/SEN children, young people and their carers. Community Law can offer specialist advice and assistance with any benefit matters including challenges and appeals, help to understand wrong or refused decisions, assistance to complete complex forms such as Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payments, advice and assistance in relation to Social Welfare Reform changes and assisting with applying for grants. Community Law can also refer to our other departments for other areas of specialist advice e.g. debt advice, housing advice or to other agencies as required.

This service includes home visits, appointments at community venues and in Community Law offices in Northampton, Wellingborough and Rushden

• Housing Advice - advice, casework and representation

• Debt Advice - advice, casework and representation

• Welfare Benefit Advice - advice and casework

• Energy Advice - energy efficiency and income maximisation advice

• Immigration Advice - family reunion, European worker rights, entry clearance applications.

• Employment Law Advice - information, advice and casework.

Go to the website link for more information.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
18 years - 99 years
Opening hours:
Monday 09:30 - 15:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 15:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 15:00
Thursday 09:30 - 15:00
Friday 09:30 - 13:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
13/09/2018
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