In 2019/20 we provided specialist Debt advice for 2305 people and helped with the management of £25,966,360 of Debt including the administration of187 Debt Relief Orders and support for 41 Bankruptcies.
In 2019/20 we provided specialist Housing advice for 1,444 people and provided representation for 1,519 Re-possession and Eviction cases at the County Court with a 98% success rate at keeping people in their homes.
Specialist Independent Advice
Community Law Service (Northampton and County) is a registered charity and an independent provider of specialist social welfare advice. Our aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of local residents through the provision of specialist advice in the areas of Welfare Benefits, Debt, Housing, Energy Advice, and Immigration.
Our services range from one-off specialist advice to a comprehensive specialist casework service and representation at court or tribunal. We offer a mixed model of service delivery aimed at promoting equality of access to our services. This includes drop-in sessions and appointments at our advice centres, community outreach services, appointments in GP surgeries and other health settings, home visits and advice by telephone or email.
If you are working with a client and would like to make a referral to our services, please visit our referrals page.
Our Impact 2019-2020
Welfare Benefit, Grant and other income secured for local residents
Debt Managed for people advised
Repossession and Eviction court cases represented with 98% success
Offices to reopen to the public Posted 9th April 2021 From 12th April 2021 we will be reopening our Northampton Advice Centre in Hazelwood Road between 10am and 2pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays and on Wednesdays between 10am and 2pm at our Rushden Advice Centre ...
Less than 100 days to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme Posted 29th March 2021 Less than 100 days to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme EU, EEA or Swiss citizens or their family members who were residing in the UK on or before 31 December 2020, now have less...