Useful contacts

A list of local safeguarding contacts including support groups and agencies.


Adult Safeguarding - Northamptonshire County Council
Telephone:  Customer Service Centre: 0300 126 1000, option 2
Telephone:  01604 626 938 (Outside office hours - Emergency Duty Team) 

Advocacy – Voiceability
Telephone: 01604 592702 (Mon – Fri: 9am to 5pm) 

Armed Forces Support – Armed Forces Covenant Northamptonshire 

Armed Forces Support - SAAFA
Telephone:  01604 603 899 


Care Quality Commission (CQC)

Children’s Safeguarding – Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub
Telephone:  0300 126 1000, option 1
Telephone:  01604 626 938 (Outside office hours - Emergency Duty Team)

Citizens Advice
Telephone: 03444 111 444 (National Advice line)

Continence Advisory Service
Telephone: 01604 678162 (Mon to Fri: 9am to 3pm)

Domestic Abuse Support for Men - ManKind
Telephone:  01823 334244


Providing support, advice and refuge to victims of domestic abuse in Northamptonshire.
Telephone: 01604 230311


Housing & Homelessness


Mental Health – Crisis Cafes

Mental Health – Mind
Telephone:  Corby - 01536 267280
Telephone:  Daventry - 01327 879416
Telephone:  Kettering - 01536 523216
Telephone:  Northampton - 01604 634310
Telephone:  Rushden - 01933 312800
Telephone:  Wellingborough - 01933 223591


Northamptonshire Against Domestic and Sexual Abuse 

Northamptonshire Carers
Northamptonshire Carers aims to offer comprehensive support services to carers living in Northamptonshire. We recognise their contribution to society and will endeavour to empower carers in improving their quality of life. Our organisation is carer-led and our developments will be a response to carers’ needs.
Telephone: General Enquiries: 01933 677837
Carers Support Line: 01933 677907

Northamptonshire County Council – Safeguarding

Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Service (NDAS)
Providing 24 hour support, advice and refuge to victims of domestic abuse in Northamptonshire.
Telephone: 0300 0120 154

Northamptonshire Police

Northamptonshire Rape Crisis
Telephone:  0300 222 59 30

Northamptonshire Safeguarding Children Board

Northamptonshire Sunflower Centre – IDVA Service
Qualified IDVAs offer support and advice to High risk victims of domestic abuse in Northamptonshire.
Telephone: 01604 888211


Office of the Public Guardian


Rape Crisis
Assists those aged 10 years+ victim of sexual abuse, exploitation, stalking, harassment, grooming, FGM, revenge pornography, internet related offending. Supports the family / friends of victims. Independent Sexual Violence Advocate available. Counselling, 1:1 support, group work and drop in sessions available. Provides a video link facility and ABE suite. Service available regardless of gender / sexuality.
Telephone: 01604 250721


Telephone:  116 123 (from any phone) 

SERENITY (Sexual Assault Referral Centre)
Forensic Medical Examinations including health needs analysis (contraception/ antibiotics/ PEPP), Sexual Health Follow up, 24 hour advice line, ISVA and ChISVA support, Self-referral, anon intelligence, anon samples. If required refers victim for specific counselling for both adults and children.
Telephone:  01604 601713 - Advice helpline (Mon to Sun: 24 hours)
Telephone:  01604 745005 - Office (Mon to Fri: 8am to 6pm)

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)

Specialist Social Welfare advice - Community Law Service
Telephone:  Northampton - 01604 621 038
Telephone:  Rushden - 01933 313020
Telephone:  Wellingborough 01933 278 248


Trading Standards
Telephone: 0300 126 1000 (8:00am to 6:00pm)


If you need help, or you think someone may be a victim of slavery or exploitation, call the confidential UK modern slavery helpline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Telephone: 08000 121 700 or report modern slavery online


Voice for Victims and Witnesses
Providing support and advice to standard and medium risk victims of domestic crimes in Northamptonshire.
Telephone: 03000 111 222

Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire
Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire works to improve the quality of life for all of Northamptonshire’s communities by supporting voluntary and community action across the county.
Telephone: 01604 637522