Community, government and statistics

Free quality community, government and statistics websites selected by our information professionals.​


Community resources Northamptonshire

Age UK Northamptonshire

​Age UK Northamptonshire has a wide range of services which are available to older people or their carers throughout the county.

Charity Link

​Charity Link works in partnership with Northamptonshire County Council to help people facing financial hardship, illness, disability or other difficulties to get the items they need for their home. You can apply to Charity Link at Corby Library, Kettering Library, Northampton Central Library, Rushden Library and Wellingborough Library

Citizens Advice - Northamptonshire
Community Law Service (Northampton and County)

​Registered charity providing independent and confidential specialist legal advice, representation, training and consultancy services.

Early years and childcare

​Northamptonshire County Council's directory of registered childcare providers, children's centres and day nurseries, and also family activities and organisations.

Housing: social

​Find social housing properties in Corby, Daventry, East Northamptonshire, Kettering, Northampton and Wellingborough.

Northamptonshire Association For The Blind

​Supporting people with sight loss.

Northamptonshire care and repair

​Provides a range of practical services designed to support older, disabled and vulnerable people and enable them to continue to live safely and stay warm and secure within their own homes.

Northamptonshire community foundation

​An independent grant-making charity which provides funding for the voluntary and community sectors in Northamptonshire.

Northamptonshire community housing network

Working with people with disabilities to find a home.

Northamptonshire's local offer

​Services for children and young people (aged 0 to 25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Northants 50+ Network

​Helping the older generation share their thoughts, experiences and skills.

Waste and Recycling Northamptonshire County Council

​Information to help you recycle all that you can and where to recycle it.

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Community resources national

Alzheimer's society

​The leading UK care and research charity for people with this disease and other dementias, their families and carers.

Charity choice

​UK charity directory database.

Charity commission for England and Wales

​Registers and regulates charities in England and Wales.


​A community recycling website that allows you to choose local groups.


​Provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. Mind also campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Missing people

​National charity for finding missing people.

National Citizens Advice Bureau - self-help guide

​Practical, reliable information to help you solve your problems.


​Set up a free webpage for your community group.

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Government resources national


​The place to find government services and information.

GOV.UK - EU settlement scheme

​If you’re an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, you and your family can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living in the UK after 30 June 2021. If your application is successful, you’ll get either settled or pre-settled status.

GOV.UK - tell us once

​Online service for reporting a bereavement.


​Hansard is a word by word report, recording Members' words in Parliament.

National legislation

​The official website for UK legislation from 1267 to the present day.

Police UK

​Information on crime and local policing in your area.

Register to vote

​Use this service to register your vote or update your details.

UK Parliament website

​The latest information on what's going on in parliament.

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Government resources Northamptonshire

Consultation Hubs: North Northamptonshire Council and West Northamptonshire Council

Find consultations that interest you and take part in them.

Northamptonshire county association of local councils

A local council is a universal term for community, neighbourhood, parish and town councils. They work towards improving community well-being and providing better services. Their activities fall into three main categories: representing the local community; delivering services to meet local needs; striving to improve quality of life and community well-being.

Northamptonshire Police

Information on crime and local policing:

Office of the Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner

​Police, Fire and Crime Commissioners are publicly-elected officials who are responsible for the totality of policing, aiming to cut crime and deliver an effective and efficient police service in their area, ensuring that the police are answerable to the communities they serve.

Unitary councils in Northamptonshire

The majority of local government services in Northamptonshire are provided by two unitary authorities: North Northamptonshire and West Northamptonshire

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2011 Census

​Census statistics help paint a picture of the nation and how we live. They provide a detailed snapshot of the population and its characteristics.


​Nomis has a range of datasets covering aspects of the labour market, life events and other topics from the Office for National Statistics.

Office for National Statistics

​The Office for National Statistics is the UK's largest independent producer of national statistics.

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