Community Law Service's Information And Access Point provides drop in sessions at the Guildhall in Northampton where a short assessment is made to determine your advice needs and either provide one off advice is provided on the day or make an appointment is made to take your case further.
Specialist Drop in sessions for:
- Welfare Benefit
- Immigration Advice
- Energy Advice
are also available at the Guildhall. See the Community Law website for the latest days and times.
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 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.