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Daventry Volunteer Centre
DDWF Building
13 New Street
DAVENTRY
Northants
NN114BT
Tel: 01327 300614
Email:

Links to other Voluntary Organisations
Here is a list of some of the many organisation we recruit for. If you would like more information about any of the organisations then contact us



Age UK
Service Advice Team
31 Billing Road
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN1 5DQ

Tel: 08455 667 2220 
(Mon-Fri 9.00-12.30)
Or :01604 611 200
Email:

- Age UK Northamptonshire offers a range of services for older people and /or their carers. These include hospital aftercare, befriending, shopping

Alzheimer's Society
Acorn House
Islip
Kettering
Northants
NN14 3FD
Tel: 01832 735119


Email:

Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk

- The UK's leading support services and research charity for people with dementia and those who care for them


Citizens Advice Daventry and District
The Abbey
Market Square
Daventry
Northamptonshire
NN11 4XG

Tel: 0844 855 2122

Website: www.daventrycab.org.uk

- Citizens Advice Daventry and District is a partnership agency comprising three departments – Citizens Advice Bureau, Welfare Rights and DIAL. Citizens Advice Daventry and District is an independent charity and a company limited by guarantee, providing free and impartial advice, support and information to the citizens of Daventry and the surrounding rural area.


Care and Repair
Daventry District Council
Lodge Road
Daventry
NN11 4FP
Tel: 01327 302322
Email:

Web: www.daventrydc.gov.uk

- Practical help and advise for elderly people who need help to repair or adapt their homes.


CAN (Council on Addiction)
Denmark House
8 Billing Road
NorthamptonNN1 5AW

Tel: 01604-622121 or 01604 627027

Web: www.can.org.uk

- volunteers offer help, advice, support and counselling for anyone concerned about drink, drugs and homelessness.


Consumer Affairs
Web: www.consumeraffairs.org.uk
- A not-for-profit organisation that provides free and unbiased information on debt management, credit cards, mortgages, loans, and other products, allowing you to make smarter financial decisions.

Commsortia
Commsortia
Web: www.commsortia.org.uk
- We are a consortium of voluntary, community and social enterprises (VCSE) coming together to deliver services and contracts for the people of Northamptonshire

Daventry Job Club
Daventry Job Club
Web: www.daventrydc.gov.uk/job-club
- Seach for jobs and other services


DACT (Daventry Area Community Transport)
The Abbey
Market Square
Daventry
NN11 4BH
Tel: 01327 701666
- volunteers required to drive people who are elderly or have a disablity to essential GP and hosptial appointments.


HomeStart
First Floor
Victoria House
138 Walting Street East
Towcester
NN12 6BT
Tel: 01327 353139
Email: 
Web: www.home-start.org.uk
- volunteer visitors help families in their own homes by offering support friendship and practical help where there is at least one child under 5 years old.

Lottery Funded - Every year BIG gives out millions of pounds from the National Lottery to good causes. Our money goes to community groups and to projects that improve health, education and the environment.

MayDay Trust

Mayday Trust
Unit 10
Webb Ellis Business Park
Woodside Park
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV22 2NP
Tel 1: 01788 568176
Tel 2: 01327301851

e-mail:
Web: www.maydaytrust.org.uk

- Mayday supports people through difficult life transitions whether they are coming out of prison, seeking to return to work after extended unemployment, moving out of homelessness, or young people leaving care. People who come to Mayday grow not only by receiving services, but also by using their abilities and talents to engage with their community, volunteer or be part of a team. At Mayday we have moved away from purely providing services to brokering opportunities and activities that spark and inspire the people who come to us.

Opening: Monday – Friday 9.00 – 17.00



MIND
North Street
Daventry
NN11 4GH
Tel: 01327 879416
Web: www.mind.org.uk
- volunteers used in a variety of ways to support people with mental illness issues in their day centre.


Motor Neurone Disease
Registered Office: David Niven House
10-15 Notre Dame Mews
Northampton
NN1 2BG
Tel: 01604 250505
Email:
Web: www.mndassociation.org

Northamptonshire Association for the Blind
Northamptonshire Association for the Blind
37 Harborough Road
Kingsthorpe
Northampton
NN2 7BB
Tel: 01604 719193 Mobile: 07967 644169
Fax: 01604 716048

Email: Click here
Web: www.nab.org.uk
- DAVENTRY SIGHT SUPPORT GROUP

Meets at: Room 3, The Abbey Centre, Market Square, Daventry on the 4th Monday in February, April, August and October

Times: 2 – 4pm

Notes: Friendly afternoon meetings for anyone with poor or failing eyesight (and companions). Sociable, informative and supportive!
A lunch/outing is held in June and a Christmas Get-together in December.



Northamptonshire Society for Autism
Suite 20/21 Burlington House
369 Wellingborough Road
Northampton
NN1 4EU
Tel: 01604 239404
Email:
Website:
www.autismconcern.net
-The Northamptonshire Society for Autism is a charity which aims to help and support all those whose life is touched by autism, or who wish to learn more about this preplexing diaability. Our main office is base in Northampton form where we co-ordinate ountywide serives for autistic children and adults, their parents and carers and professional living or working in NorthamptonAddress Northamptonshire Association for the Blind


Northamptonshire Dyslexia Association
PO Box 339
Northampton
NN3 7WY
Tel: 01604 820 158
Web: www.northantsdyslexia.co.uk
-Supporting dyslexic people in our County Kingsthorpe



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Northamptonshire Sporting Volunteers
Web: www.northamptonshiresport.org/sporting-volunteers


Ryder-Cheshire Volunteers
E8a, Holly Farm Business Park
Honiley
Kenilworth
CV8 1NP
Tel/Fax: 01926 485446
Email: Web: www.rcv.org.uk
-Providing opportunities for physically disabled peopleFax: 01604 716048

Samaritans
Samaritans
2 St Michael's Avenue
Northampton
NN14JQ
Tel: 01604 637637
SMS/text: 07725 909090
Email:
Website: www.samaritans.org
- Samaritans are there for you 24 hours a day and seven days a week.
They provide confidential emotional support for you if you are experiencing any feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.Web: www.nab.org.uk


South Northants Volunteer Bureau

Moat Lane
Towcester
NN12 6AD
Tel: 01327 358264
Email:
Web: www.snvb.org.uk
- SNVB is our partner organisation. Providing infrastructure support to local VCS organisationsFriendly afternoon meetings for anyone with poor or failing eyesight (and companions). Sociable, informative and supportive!


Time2Talk
The Abbey
Market Square
Daventry
NN11 4BH
Tel: 01327 706706
Web: www.time2talk.org.uk
- volunteers offer help information and support to young people between 13 - 25


Victim Support
Northamptonshire West
Angel Street
Northampton
NN1 1ED
Tel: 01604 603477
Web: www.victimsupport.org.uk
- volunteers offer support to victims of crime. They also use volunteers for their witness support service.


Volunteer Reading Help
Volunteer Services Manager
Barratt House
Kingsthorpe Road
NORTHAMPTON
NN2 6EZ
Tel: 0845 4500338
Web: www.vrh.org.uk
Email:

- volunteers work in primary school helping children aged 6-11 giving regular help through talking, reading and playing games with the children


Whizz Kidz
Tel: 01327 301881
Email:
Web: www.whizz-kidz.org.uk
-Whizz-Kidz is all about giving disabled chidren and young people the independence to enjoy an active childhood - at home, at school and at play


Northamptonshire Voluntary Youth Action
University of Northampton
Room MY115 Avenue Campus
St. Georges Avenue
Northampton
NN2 6JD
Tel: 01604 722244

web:
www.nvya.co.uk
- volunteers aged 16-24 involved in a variety of community based projects ranging from football coaching to help create gardens for local residents etc.


Daventry Country Park
Northern Way
Daventry
NN11 5JB
Tel: 01327 877193
- volunteers help ranger to run the Country Park and to manage its valuable habitats and maintain it facilities


BTCV
c/o Moulton College
Moulton
Northampton
NN3 7RR
Tel: 01604 643653
Email: click here
Web: www.btcv.org/users/btcvnorthants/
- volunteers help with a variety of conservation tasks.


Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) Forces Help
TA Centre
Clare Street
Northampton
NN1 3JQ
Tel: 01604 603 899
Email:


WNDC
Head of Communications
PO Box 355
Franklin's Gardens
Northampton
NN5 5WU
Tel: 01604 586600
Email:
Web: www.wndc.co.uk
- WNDC has been set up by government to work with local authorities and partners to make Northampton, Daventry and Towcester better places to live, work and invest

Charity Registration number 802079