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

Community Law Service - FISH Shop, Wellingborough

Type of service:
Advice And Information
Address:
2a Cambridge Street, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire NN8 1DJ
Telephone number:
01933 278248
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

Go to the website link for more information.

Wellingborough FISH Shop provide drop in sessions where a short assessment is made to determine your advice needs and either one off advice is provided on the day or an appointment is made to take the case further.

Drop in sessions at the FISH Shop for:

• Debt Advice and Housing Advice

FISH is open on the 1st Monday of the month from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon.

They also provide drop in sessions at various locations around Wellingborough for:

• Welfare Benefit and Debt Advice

Go to the website link for current drop in locations and times.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
16 years - 99 years
Opening hours:
Monday 10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 13:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00
Thursday 10:00 - 13:00
Friday 10:00 - 13:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
08/10/2018
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