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Useful Numbers


Pregnancy

NCT Pregnancy and Birth Line: 0300 330 0772
British Pregnancy Advisory Service: 0845 730 4030

Breastfeeding

La Leche League: 0845 120 2918
NCT Breastfeeding Line: 0300 330 0771

Bereavement

SANDS (for anyone affected by the death of a baby): 0207 436 5881
The Compassionate Friends (for parents following the death of a child): 0117 9539639

Parenting

TAMBA Support Line (Twins & Multiple Births Association): 0800 138 0509
Parentline Plus (for anyone in stepfamilies): 0808 8002222

Single Parents

Families Need Fathers (Advice for separated couples on shared parenting): 0870 7607111
Gingerbread (For lone parents): 0800 018 5026
National Council for One Parent Families: 0800 0185026
Lone Parents: 0800 0185026

Support Helplines

BLISS (for parents with sick or premature babies): 0500 618140
Samaritans: 08457 909090
Childline: 0800 1111
Relate (Relationship guidance, support and advice): 01273 697997
NSPCC (Child Protection Helpline): 0800 8005000
The Young Women's Centre: 01604 601515
Homestart (for young families under stress in their own homes):
Daventry and South Northants: 01327 703434
Northampton: 01604 627692
Advisory Centre for Education (Advising parents on school-based issues): 0808 8005793
Northampton Counselling Service: 01604 401010
Refuge (Domestic Violence Helpline for women & children): 0808 2000 247
The D'arcy Lainey Foundation (for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender parents & their children): 01380 727 935
Fathers Direct (Info and support for dads): 0845 6341328

Fostering and Adoption

Adoption UK Helpline: 0844 8487900
British Association for Adoption and Fostering: 0113 289 1144

Additional Needs

AMAZE helpline (for parents of children with additional needs): 01273 772289
National Deaf Children's Society: 0800 8008800
National Autistic Society: 0845 0704004
Afasic (for children with speech or language impairments): 0845 3 55 55 77
ADDISS (For ADHD advice): 020 8952 2800
British Institute of Learning Disabilities: 01562 723 010

NHS

NHS Direct: 0845 46 47
National Pandemic Flu Service (Swine Flu): 0800 1 513 100
Northamptonshire Out of Hours (previously called Nenedoc) - for urgent treatment or advice out of surgery hours: 03336 664664
NORMED (Out of hours centre): 01604 601170
SNOWDOC (South Northants with Daventry Doctors On Call - out of hours service): 01327 702215
Bracdoc (Out of Hours service for Brackley & surrounding villages): 0845 345 8995
Northampton General Hospital: 01604 634700
NGH Children's Wards:
Disney: 01604 545518
Paddington: 01604 545319
NGH Neonatal Ward: 01604 545520
Blood Donor Appointment Line: 08457 711711

Police

Northants Police: 03000 111 222
Emergency Services: 999

Local Information

Northamptonshire County Council: 01604 236236
Northampton Borough Council: 01604 837 837
Daventry District Council: 01327 871 100
South Northants Council: 01327 322 322
NCC Families Information Service: 01604 237935
Citizens Advice Bureau: 0844 8552122
Welfare Rights (Daventry): 01327 701630
Welfare Rights (Northampton & South Northants): 01604 636 112
Child Benefit Enquiries: 0845 302 1444
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