Be assured Aston has been supporting students since 1987.

We are available to discuss all things apprenticeships and training for all students current , past or prospective.

helpful links and information………….

Health, Lifestyle and Personal Wellbeing

NHS Direct (24 hour) Tel: 0845 4647

AIDS

National AIDS Helpline Tel: 0800 012322

Alcohol and Drug Dependency

Al-Anon & Alateen (24hrs) Tel: 020 7403 0888
Council on Addiction (CAN) Tel: 622121
National Drug Helpline (24hrs) Tel: 0800 776600
Northamptonshire Drug and Alcohol Services Spring House, 51 Spring Gardens Tel: 233227

Bullying / Cyber Bullying

http://www.childline.org.uk/explore/bullying/pages/cyberbullying.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Bullying/Pages/Cyberbullying.aspx

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/parents/cyber_bullying/

Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) https://www.ceop.police.uk/Safety-Centre/How-can-CEOP-help-me-YP/

Bereavement

Cruse Helpline Tel: 0870 167 1677
Bereavement counselling service (Jewish) Tel: 020 8385 1874

Cancer

BACUP Tel: 0808 800 1234

Casualty

Northampton General Hospital Tel: 634700

Children

National Council for One Parent Families Tel: 0800 018 5026
Jigsaw (local information) Tel: 828400

Contraception

Family Planning Clinics
St. Giles Street Health Centre Tel: 635838
Weston Favell Health Centre Tel: 408845

Counselling

The Lowdown, (under 25s)
3 Kingswell Street, off Gold Street Tel: 622223
Relate (relationship issues)
24 Hazelwood Road Tel: 634400
Northampton Pastoral Counselling Service Tel: 401010
Victim Support (harassment, attacks) Tel: 603477

Disabilities

SKILL The National Bureau for students with Disabilities Voice: 0800 328 5050 Text: 0800 068 2422
AbilityNet Tel: 0800 269545

Domestic Violence

Sunflower Centre Tel: 233684

Dyslexia

Adult Dyslexia Organisation Helpline Tel: 020 7924 9559

Dyslexia Institute Tel: 01784 222300

DyslexiaEmployer Information

Dyslexia16+ and Adult information

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Association Tel: 0845 634 1414

Employment & Training

Job Centre Plus, Frances House, 21 Lower Mounts Tel: 446100
Learndirect Tel: 0800 100 900
Next Steps Tel: 0800 503 080

Epilepsy

Epilepsy Helpline Tel: 0808 800 5050

Equal Opportunities

Equal Opportunities Commission Tel: 08456 015901

Incest

Rape & Incest Centre, 3-7 Hazelwood Road Tel: 250721

Information & Advice

Citizens Advice Bureaux, 72a St. Giles Street Tel: 0870 120 2433
Connexions, 75a Abington Street Tel: 631400

LGBTQ

Lesbian and Gay Alliance, 61-69 Derngate Tel: 628986

Mental Wellbeing

Dostiyo (Asian Women) Tel: 745340
Saneline 2pm-midnight Tel: 08457 678000
Samaritans (24hr) Tel: 08457 909090
MIND Information Line Tel: 08457 660163
Northants Mental Health Helpline 6pm-10pm Tel: 08452 660606

Men’s Support

Campaign Against Men Living Miserably (CALM) (under 25s) Tel: 0800 585858

Money

Money and Housing Advice Centre, Fish Street Tel: 238740
Welfare Benefits Advice Line Tel: 636112 -Mon,Wed, Fri 09.30 – 12.30 -Tue, Thur 14.00 – 16.00

Pregnancy

Family Planning Clinics
St. Giles Street Health Centre Tel: 635838
Weston Favell Health Centre Tel: 408845

Rape

Rape & Incest Centre, 3-7 Hazelwood Road Tel: 250721

Safeguarding

View our Young People & Vulnerable Adults; Safeguarding Policy 

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Genito-Urinary Medicine Clinic, Billing Road Tel: 637203

Women’s Support

Women’s Aid Advice Centre,13 Guildhall Road Tel: 639099
Rape & Incest Centre, 3-7 Hazelwood Road Tel: 250721

Services for Everyday

Northampton Borough Council The Guildhall, St Giles Square, NN1 1DE Tel: 233500
Northamptonshire County Council The Lakes, Bedford Road Tel: 236236
Northamptonshire LEA Tel: 236331
Northampton General Hospital  Cliftonville, NN1 5BD Tel: 634700

Libraries

Central, Abington Street, NN1 2BA Tel: 462040
Kingsthorpe, Welford Road, NN2 8AG Tel: 714021
Weston Favell Centre, NN3 8JZ Tel: 403100

Police

Northampton Police Headquarters Tel: 700700

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