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Useful links


Age UK Northamptonshire

Working with and for older people throughout the county.
www.ageuk.org.uk/northamptonshire/
 
Care & Repair England

Care & Repair England is a national housing charity established in 1986. Its aim is to innovate, develop, promote and support housing policies and initiatives which enable older and disabled people to live independently in their homes for as long as they wish.
www.careandrepair-england.org.uk

Independent Age

'A national charity working with older people, their families and carers to get the best care and support'. For a range of guides and factsheets covering many topics, select 'Advice and Information'
www.independentage.org/

Foundations

Foundations is the National Body for Home Improvement Agencies across England. Find your local agency by using the search facility.
www.foundations.uk.com

Northampton Borough Council

To see if you qualify for a grant from Northampton Borough Council to improve/repair your home. Under 'Services', select 'Housing' then 'Private Housing' then select the appropriate topic.
www.northampton.gov.uk

Northamptonshire Centre for Independent Living

"The Northamptonshire Centre for Independent Living is run by Disabled People for Disabled People and will act as the primary point of access to information and services that support and enable Disabled People to live independent lives". To contact the Centre, telephone 01604 588501

Northamptonshire County Council

- For help with adaptations to your home or mobility aids, select 'Community Occupational Therapy' which can be found in the A-Z menu under 'C' and refer to the section 'How do you get help'.
www.northamptonshire.gov.uk 

- For help with Social Care select 'Adult Social Care' from the A-Z menu.
www.northamptonshire.gov.uk  

- For help with Consumer Affairs select Trading Standards' from the A-Z menu.
www.northamptonshire.gov.uk  

- For help with Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults select 'Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults' from the A-Z menu.
www.northamptonshire.gov.uk 

- For help with Fire safety issues etc. select 'Fire' from the A-Z menu
www.northamptonshire.gov.uk

Northamptonshire Police

To find out what is happening in your area and details of your local Police Community  Support Officer select 'Local Policing' then your area on the map.
www.northants.police.uk

Turn2us

Turn2us helps people access the money available to them - through welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help.
www.turn2us.org.uk

Warm Front

The Warm Front Scheme provides a package of insulation and heating improvements up to the  value of £3,500 (or £6,000 if oil central heating or other alternative technologies are recommended). It is a Government-funded initiative to make your home warmer, healthier and more energy efficient..
www.warmfront.co.uk

There are many other web sites giving advice and information. Links to the above sites are given for information purposes only and Care & Repair (Northamptonshire) Ltd accepts no responsibility for the content of the sites, nor does it promote these sites above others.
 

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Care & Repair (Northamptonshire) Ltd is fully accredited under the national Quality Mark for Home Improvement Agencies
We are an Industrial and Provident Society with charitable status. Charity number IP25783R